Founded in 2006 under the auspices of the Mattapoisett Land Trust, the Nasketucket Bird Club is now a separate organization.

Meets every 4th Thursday of the month at 7 pm. Mattapoisett Public Library unless otherwise noted.

Annual membership is $10. New members are always welcome.

"We're not just bird-friendly, we're friendly birders"

Miscellaneous
Links

Massbird
Start here for local birdsA big thank-you to them for hosting our website. They also have a list of bird clubs and birders' pages.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
All About Birds
Must see -- check out the nest cams! You won't believe your eyes!
Land Trusts

Visit the properties owned by the Mattapoisett Land Trust. Their newsletter, The Heron, is online and you can sign up to have the newsletter sent by email.

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Visit the Fairhaven Acushnet Land Preservation Trust and find new places to explore
MassAudubon

Mass Audubon's Birding on the Internet page

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Breeding Bird Atlas of Massachusetts
Various and Sundry

Track the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds on their migration back to us!

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Woodcreeper.com Keep tabs on bird migrations
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The Feather Atlas
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Download a PDF file on Backyard Bird Feeding from Cornell. (One of my pics is in it)
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Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection!
Books

Birdwatcher's General Store on the Cape has lots of hilarious articles. Check their new book

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Google Books :
Search Google Books to find old books on birds (or anything else) that are in the public domain.
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Selections from the works of Arthur Cleveland Bent -- tons of information
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Fun bird and nature stuff for kids at the Waterford Press website. Click on games and activities.


email bvm1290@comcast.net for information or comments

email jmbarrett426@gmail.com for President Justin Barrett

Logo by Carolyn
Thanks to Massbird.org for hosting our website!
my websites and bird pages

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Upcoming Meetings:
We hope everyone is enjoying this summer's birding. Watch this site for our fall and winter meeting schedule.


Upcoming Walks:

Meeting Place: Park & Ride, North Street, Mattapoisett unless otherwise noted. All welcome. If weather is questionable on a walk day, please call the trip leader.
Trip info: Justin Barrett, (774) 207-8515 or jmbarrett426@gmail.com.

  • Saturday, August 13, 7:30 a.m.--Shorebird Walk
    Hunting for shorebirds in Mattapoisett
  • Saturday, September 10, 7:30 AM, Shorebird Walk
    Mattapoisett offers a rich shoreline made for migrating shorebirds. We’ll be exploring a few of the locations for shorebirds and other migrating birds.
  • Sunday, September 25, 7:30 AM, Fairhaven Favorites
    We’ll be birding some of the local favorites of members in Fairhaven.
  • Saturday, October 1, 6:30 AM, Plum Island, Newburyport
    A favorite among birders on the North Shore! Plum Island hosts a variety of habitats for birds including beaches, salt marshes, tidal flats, and fields. Plan on bringing your lunch, as the trip lasts until early afternoon. Please email or call Priscilla if you plan on attending. Trip will start at 8:00 AM at Plum Island.
  • Sunday, October 16, 7:30 AM, Cumberland Farms, Middleboro
    A wonderful place to see sparrows and a variety of species. Cumberland Farms is an IBA, Important Bird Area, and is the largest open grassland in southeastern Massachusetts.
  • Sunday, November 6, 8:00 AM - Mattapoisett/Marion - New places to bird!
    Have a new place the club hasn’t been for birding in Mattapoisett or Marion? Make a suggestion or come out to discover the hidden favorites of the group.
  • Saturday, November 19, 8:00 AM - Sconticut Neck, Fairhaven
    Sconticut Neck provides a view of birds on the move. We’ll be moving along the peninsula to see what birds we can find.
  • Saturday, December 3, 8:00 AM - Member’s Choice
    Members choice for exploring.
  • December 17 - Annual Christmas Bird Count and Potluck
    Join us in this annual tradition as we count birds for the National Audubon Society. A potluck will follow the count. Lots of fun! Learn more at: http://birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count.


Mystery Bird(s)

Big Bird was actually
chasing smaller bird from nest area
Big bird, smaller bird


Field Trip Results available on our birdblog