2017 Upcoming Lectures & Workshops

Sanibel Captiva Audubon
Birding Eastern Massachusetts and Beyond

Date: Thursday January 5, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Sanibel Community House

Belted Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher


Wildlands Trust
Plymouth, MA
“A Wing and a Care”
Date: Thursday February 9, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM


Photo Exhibit Opening
Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries
Marshfield, MA
Date: Saturday March 4, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM

Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow


Mass Audubon Cape Cod Natural History Conference
Location: Cape Cod Community College
Date: Saturday March 11, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Hudsonian Godwit
Hudsonian Godwit

Mas Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
“Take Control of your Digital Photos” Lightroom
Date: Sunday March 12, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin

Mass Audubon Annual Birders Meeting
U Mass Boston
Date: Sunday March 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Marsh Wren
Marsh Wren

Mass Audubon Ipswich River Sanctuary
Topsfield, MA
Photographing Birds and Other Wildlife
Date: Sunday April 2, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Skimmer & Common Tern

Skimmers Plymouth Beach

The following is part of an article I wrote for Bird Observer published Volume 43, Number 1, February 2015.

Plymouth Long Beach historically has been one of Massachusetts’ largest Common Tern colonies along with nesting Least Terns plus many pairs of Piping Plovers and in recent years the numbers of Laughing Gulls has exploded. It is also an interesting crossroads of sorts for Arctic Terns and Black Skimmer. Plymouth Beach is the southern most location for nesting Arctic Terns and the northern most for Black Skimmer. (more…)


Winter Ducks

For those of us that live in Massachusetts or New England winter really started on January 27. That was the first real heavy snow and for all of February and even into the first week of March is has been COLD and more snow then we know what to do with. This has put a real damper on photographing in some areas that in past winters I would have visited. With that in mind (more…)