The Nasketucket Bird Club was founded in 2006 under the auspices of the Mattapoisett Land Trust and 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
A big thank-you to them for hosting our website. They also have a list of bird clubs.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Must see -- check out the nest cams! You won't believe your eyes!
Land Trusts

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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Fairhaven Acushnet Land Preservation Trust
Find new places to explore
MassAudubon Includes many birding pages and atlases
Various and Sundry

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds
Check on their progress north

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Woodcreeper.com Keep tabs on bird migrations
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The Feather Atlas
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Books

Birdwatcher's General Store on the Cape has lots of hilarious articles.

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Google Books :
Search Google Books to find old books on birds (or anything else) that are in the public domain.
email bvm1290@comcast.net for information or comments

email jmbarrett426@gmail.com for President Justin Barrett

Logo by Justin Barrett
Thanks to Massbird.org for hosting our website!

Carolyn's websites and bird pages

Find us on Facebook

Next Meeting: Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7:00PM at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library

From Bad Hotspot to Good Hotspot: Birding at Egypt Lane

Member Carolyn Longworth will give a brief history of Atlas Tack, the Fairhaven superfund site which went from a dumping ground for industrial cyanide and PCBs to a prime bird habitat through cooperative funding by state, local and federal governments. Carolyn will show photos of some of the birds--common, endangered and just plain surprising-- that have visited. Some are glimpsed on the way to somewhere else and others stay and raise families. If a rare bird is going to show up in Fairhaven, it will probably be at Egypt Lane. [Note: it is almost the same program Carolyn presented to the Paskamansett group last April with updates on the grebes and other summer 2018 birds]

The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is located at 7 Barstow Street and is handicapped accessible. The program is free and open to the public.


Upcoming Walks:

Meeting Place: Park & Ride, North Street, Mattapoisett unless otherwise noted. All welcome.Trips generally last two to three hours. 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, March 2, 8:00AM, Member's Choice
    Members get to choose the location of this early March walk. A great time for ducks as well at early migrants such as Red-winged Blackbirds

  • Wednesday, March 20, Time 7 pm, Woodcock Walk, Meet at Egypt Lane, Fairhaven
    The amazing call and fluttering of the American Woodcock brings excitement at this time of year. Don't forget your flashlights for this annual tradition.

  • Saturday, March 30, 7:30AM, Osprey Walk
    The club will be exploring the tri-county area for the arrival of the first Osprey.

  • Saturday, April 6, 8:00AM, Hartley Pond/Rochester
    Carol Molander will help us explore the 7 pond complex and surrounding area for spring migrants. Meet at Mattapoisett Park and ride at 8 AM.

  • NOTE DATE CHANGE Saturday, April 20, 7:30AM, Early Migrant Walk
    We'll be searching for early migrants and late wintering birds in the tri-county area.

  • Sunday, May 5, 7:30AM, White Eagle, Marion
    White Eagle, part of Sippican Land Trust, hosts a variety of habitats for migrating birds. A wonderful place to a see a variety of birds.

  • Saturday, May 18, 6:30AM, Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge
    Let's see how many warblers and other migrants we can count up at this famous birding landmark. Plan on bringing your lunch. The trip lasts until early afternoon. Please email or call Justin if you plan on attending to help coordinate carpooling.

  • Monday, May 20, Time TBD, Manomet Bird Banding, Plymouth
    We will be joining the Paskamansett Bird Club at Manomet Bird Observatory to watch the banding of spring migrants as well as explore Manomet's property. M eet at Manomet Bird Observatory.

  • Saturday, June 1, 7:30AM, Eastover Farm, Rochester
    Explore the grassy fields of Rochester as we look for Bluebirds, Bobolinks, warblers, and others. Meet directly at Eastover Farm in Rochester.

  • Sunday, June 9, Time TBD Plymouth Tidmarsh Walk
    We will be joining the Paskamansett Bird Club as we bird this beautiful former-cranberry bog property recently opened to the public and managed by Mass Audubon. Meeting location TBD.