Essex County Ornithological Club Calendar

Spring 2019

Speaker Series/Club Events

Another successful canoe trip and bird survey has come and gone, read all about it here

Saturday, May 18, 7am
Ipswich River Canoe Trip and Bird Survey
Event Coordinator
Dave Brewster ( [preferred contact] | cell: 978-317-0230)

Participate in the 113th ECOC birding trip down the Ipswich River!  Arguably the oldest uninterrupted bird-count in the world, this event is timed to get the best views of birds before full leaf-out, but late enough in the season to get better weather for paddling. Contact Dave for details.

Wednesday, June 5, 6:15pm to 9 pm
Crane Beach
Walk, Ipswich
Walk leader:  Jim Berry
(978-356-5505 |
and John Nelson (978-283-6128 |

Meeting Place:  Outside the gate to the Crane Beach parking lot at the end of Argilla Road

During this 2-mile walk in the sand we will look for nesting Piping Plovers, Least Terns, and Bank Swallows, as well as evening songsters such as Whip-poor-wills. Prepare for mosquitos.. Co-sponsored by the Brookline Bird Club.

Directions to the Peabody Essex Museum

PEM Connect Building is at 135 Essex Street, next door to PEM’s main entrance (at the corner of Essex and Liberty St. in Salem, MA). Morse Auditorium is in PEM’s main building. Note: if severe weather is forecast, call 978-745-1876 to confirm event.

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Please be advised: ECOC calendars are only sent via email, unless a member requests otherwise. The calendar can always be viewed here on our web site. Hard copies will also be available at programs.

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Essex County Ornithological Club 100th Anniversary Sponsors