Hampshire Bird Club Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping people enjoy birding and to help them learn about birds and bird habitats.

We offer monthly meetings including programs by renowned speakers, field trips for birders at any skill level, educational outreach, strong ties to the Christmas Bird Count, a lending library, a monthly newsletter, a Rare Bird Alert, and even the HBC Boutique for the fashion-conscious birder in all of us. . . .

We hope you will learn more about us using this Website, and we hope to see you at an HBC event soon.

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The Education Committee  is pleased to announce two new workshops for  springs on photography and gardening for birds.  For more information visit the Workshop page  .

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We are a membership-supported organization.

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!


Fort River Refuge | Morning | Easy
May 26, 2015
George Regmund leads our weekly May walk at the Fort River Refuge. He will seek out…

Wentworth Farm | Half Day | Easy
May 30, 2015
Josh Rose leads an easy walk looking for breeding Orchard Orioles, Brown Thrashers, Bobolinks, Green…

Grace Robson State Wildlife Sanctuary | Half Day | Moderate
May 31, 2015
Mike Locher goes in search of Hooded Warblers, who have been singing here for several…

Dawn Chorus at Graves Farm | Morning| Easy
June 6, 2015
Don Kroodsma helps us decipher the sounds of early (really early) morning at Mass Audubon's…

Westover Air Force Base | Half Day | Easy
June 6, 2015
Saturday, June 6. Westover Air Force Base. Half day. Bob Bieda hosts the HBC’s annual…

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What's so Special about Amazonian Birds?
June 8, 2015
with Mario Cohn-Haft The Amazon: the world's largest tropical wilderness area, with the highest diversity…

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HBC Boutique


CELEBRATE BIRDS - The First Valley Birding Festival
May 30, 2015
Join environmental organizations from throughout the valley for the first Valley Bird Festival Saturday, May…

Dawn Chorus With Don Kroodsma
June 6, 2015
Join us as we listen to the world awake, or join us when the spirit…

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HBC Library