Favorite Sites

These are some sites that may be of interest to people who follow my blog.


eBird (Cornell Lab of Ornithology): This is a must site for birders.

Mass Audubon – Joppa Flats Education Center: Massachusetts Audubon operates several sanctuaries in Massachusetts. Joppa Flats is my “home” facility and is located close to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.

FeederWatch: Operated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, this site offers those with bird feeders a chance to do some citizen science.

Some Birding Spots

Check eBird for hotspots all over the world. Here’s a few that I visit often.

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newbury, Massachusetts

Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, Sudbury, Massachusetts

Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge, Harvard, Massachusetts

Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord/Sudbury, Massachusetts

Martin Burns Wildlife Management Area, Newbury, Massachusetts

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: Many sites around Gloucester and Rockport that are especially interesting in the winter. This article talks about many of the sites.

And some I wish I could visit more often.

J N Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida

Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, Swanton, Vermont

Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Austwell, Texas

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, San Antonio, New Mexico

Follower Suggestions

Some links suggested by people who follow my blog:

Bird Life List: The Ultimate Guide (2022). Posted on World of Birds (Garth C. Clifford). Discusses developing your life list and includes lots of ideas and suggestions. (Site suggested by Hazel Harred)

Want to build your own feeder? This is an article by Dora on building a wire mesh feeder: DIY Wire Mesh Bird Feeder. (Site suggested by Hazel Harred)