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Upcoming Events

Spring Bird Walk (please check in for any updates!)

Guided Walk
Trailside Way parking area, Westford MA
Saturday, May 9, 2020
7:30 am - 9:00 am

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News and Updates

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – September 2019

One of the fall events bird lovers look forward to is the return of the dark-eyed juncos to our feeders. Juncos are one of North America’s most common birds. Dark-eyed juncos are black and white or gray and white. Males are darker gray or even black on their head and back, white on their belly,

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – August 2019

Where have all the grackles gone? Common Grackles are those large, glossy iridescent blackbirds. Males glow with a copper, blue and green sheen in the right light. They have light colored yellow eyes. Females are a bit less iridescent, more brown, with the light eye. Juveniles are all brown with a brown eye. Their song

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – July 2019

Did you know that many female birds sing? I didn’t, but read about the phenomenon in the summer issue of Living Bird. I had heard about the female rose-breasted grosbeak sometimes singing from the nest, and some years ago I witnessed this phenomenon. I heard the singing, assumed it was a male rose-breasted grosbeak and

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