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Thanksgiving is over, so it’s time to think about Christmas… Bird Counts! The Northampton CBC is scheduled for Sunday, December 18; click the link for full details if you’d like to get involved! Our club’s annual Members’ Meeting also takes place this month, when instead of having a long presentation by a single speaker, we’ll see a few slides each from several club members. Anyone who doesn’t feel up to counting birds or presenting slides can still participate by bringing food to the meeting or the CBC potluck! If that’s not enough action, the Athol CBC is scheduled for Saturday December 17, and the CBCs for the Quabbin, Greenfield, and other local areas should be scheduled soon, if they haven’t been already….

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Moran WMA: Winter Birding | Full Day | Moderate
December 4, 2016
Join Josh Rose and Mike Locher in their search for seasonal rarities in the foothills…

Fort River Division of The Silvio O. Conte NWR | Morning | Easy/Moderate
December 10, 2016
George Regmund, Janice Jorgensen, and the Friends of the Fort River Refuge lead birders looking…

Coastal Rhode Island | All Day | Moderate
February 4, 2017
Geoff LeBaron scours the shores of Rhode Island for winter ducks, marsh raptors, and other…


Annual Members' Meeting
December 12, 2016
CBC planning and and members welcome to bring 15 images to present.

Judging the Duck Stamp Competition
January 9, 2017
With Connie Sanchez of the National Audubon Society

Great Shearwater Migrations
February 13, 2017
With Dave Wiley of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Images of Southern Africa
March 13, 2017
With Chris Fisher

National Phenology Network
April 10, 2017
With Alyssa Rosemartin of NPN

HBC Boutique