7:30 am - 9:30 am
Cold Spring Park Beacon Street trailhead
1200 Beacon Street
This 67-acre parcel has ample wooded areas, open fields, a brook and wetlands. It is one of the places in Newton where you may hear the call of the Great Horned Owl and observe spectacular songbirds like the Rose Breasted Grosbeak and the Indigo Bunting. Also frequently found at the park are many favorite migrants such as the Red Eyed Vireo, the Wood Thrush, and a variety of wood warblers.
Bring binoculars if you have them. Beginners as well as experienced birders are welcome.
Enter the park at the Beacon Street entrance. Turn left, and go to the far end of the parking lot to meet group.
Rain Date: May 21
Trip Leader: Pete Gilmore, 617-969-1513.