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It’s December! That means time for our annual Members’ Meeting, where members share a few of their own bird slides. Even more exciting, it’s almost Christmas Bird Count time! You can join in our club’s own Northampton CBC; if you have time, participate in other CBCs around the state; and, if you are travelling out-of-state for the holidays, you can look for CBCs in other states around the country!

It’s also time to set up the club’s field trip schedule for the spring and summer; if you have any ideas, or better yet want to volunteer to lead a trip or two, please contact our field trip chair, Mike Locher, and let him know!

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Although programs and many field trips are open to the public, some trips are open for Hampshire Bird Club, Inc. members only. Join today to take advantage of all offerings of the HBC!

Trips

Winter Coastal Rhode Island | Full Day | Moderate
March 3, 2018
Geoff LeBaron reprises his annual cold-weather trip to the coast of Rhode Island, looking for…

Spring Coastal Rhode Island | Full Day | Moderate
April 21, 2018
Aidan and Devin Griffiths ply the southern shores for migrants and residents. The species mix…

Hawkwatching at Goat Peak | Morning | Moderate
April 24, 2018
Tom Gagnon looks for migrating hawks and early-season butterflies at Mount Tom State Reservation. Meet…

Station Road Rail Trail | Half day | Moderate
May 5, 2018
Aidan and Devin Griffiths reprise last year’s warbler-fest with a walk along the Station Road…

Mineral Hills Conservation Area | Half Day | Easy/Moderate
May 12, 2018
Marcia Merithew and Betsy Higgins lead birders through one of the less-known Northampton conservation areas.…

Programs

Birding from the Edge
February 12, 2018
“Birding from the Edge”: A rare look glimpse into the life of a biologist living…

Migration of Great Shearwaters on Stellwagen Bank and Beyond
March 12, 2018
with Dave Wiley David Wiley, research director for the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, will…

A Wing and a Care
April 9, 2018
with Shawn Carey and Devin Griffiths Snowy Owls, Atlantic Puffins, and American Kestrels are connected…

The Latest from Flights of Fancy
May 14, 2018
with Sam Fried.

Adventures in Papua-New Guinea
June 11, 2018
with Lois and Alan Richardson

HBC Boutique
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