Come bird watching with the Cape Cod Bird Club!

All are welcome to join our field trips. There is no fee and no registration, unless noted.

A call or e-mail to the leader is appreciated. Please check this site often for additional trips or other changes.

Always check the this site to find out the status of a walk before leaving your home to drive to the meeting point.  Last minute changes and emergencies might cause the unexpected cancellation of a bird walk.  In case of inclement weather, check with leader!   Rain cancels all trips. Contact leader if in doubt.

Stefanie Paventy is the current Trips Coordinator.  If you would like to volunteer to lead a walk please contact her at


Monday, March 9th  5:00 PM– 6:30 PM
Judith Davis
Crane WMA in Falmouth: ‘Birding with Kids’

Bring a kid and join us as we walk the fields in search of land birds settling in at dusk 5:30 PM. We will ‘look and listen’and maybe even play some tapes for the crepuscular: American Woodcocks, owls or even bats performing their unique courtship display /feeding techniques. Dress warm & bring a bright flashlight and/or binos. Meet at the Crane WMA parking lot all the way at the end of the dirt road entrance off of Route 151 between the ballfield and the old Nickelodeon Theater.
Leader: Judith Davis; 508-432-3780 or

Monday, March 16th  5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CANCELLED
Michael Dettrey
Dennis: ‘Crowes Pasture Birding’

We’ll look for early migrants and wintering birds settling in for the night (dusk /6:41 PM). We’ll walk the woodland trail, beach, and main dirt road. Directions: (Brewster /Dennis line) Route 6A + Airline Rd./School St. turn right at this intersection; take first right onto South St; go past the Quivett Cemetery to the dirt road & meet in the 1st parking lot on the right.
Leader: Michael Dettrey; 774-212-7080 or

Saturday, March 21st  8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Stefanie Paventy
Cape Cod Canal & Sandwich Marina: ‘Winter Waterfowl’

We’ll scope the water at the old Horizon Restaurant parking lot for eiders, loons, grebes, scoters and maybe a Harlequin Duck or King Eider.  Winter shorebirds are possible along the jetties.  From there we’ll head over to the Sandwich marina to see what else we can find.  Meet in the parking lot of the Old Horizon / Hemisphere Restaurant, end of Town Neck Road, Sandwich.
Leader: Stefanie Paventy; 508-968-5125 or

Sunday, March 29th  6:45 PM – 7:30 PM
Mark Faherty
North Truro: ‘Birds of the Evening!’

We will look for marsh birds and other birds settling down though dusk at ~7:04 PM. We will have nice views of the sunset over Provincetown before the woodcocks display. Dress accordantly. Meet at just off Rte. 6 & High Head Rd in North Truro and park along the roadside.
Leader: Mark Faherty; 774-288-9468 or


Walk leaders may download the walk checklist to keep track of what is seen on the walks.  Download and print either the Walk Checklist Excel Version or the Walk Checklist Adobe Reader Version of the walk checklist.

If you don’t have Microsoft Excel or Adobe Reader installed on your computer, click the Adobe icon at the left to download and install Adobe Reader, then download the Adobe Reader version of the walk checklist.