I want to go birding... where should I go?
Whether you're traveling somewhere new or looking for places close to home, there are many resources available to help you decide where to go birding! We suggest using a combination of eBird, local resources and suggestions from birders to find the perfect spot.
Photo: Cory Elowe
Rapid Results in the eBird App
Want to quickly see places to bird in your immediate area? Open your eBird app and tap the “Explore” icon at the bottom right to see all the hotspots nearby! You can tap “Edit” in the top left to adjust the radius and find places within 1 to 30 miles of your current location. Tap on any hotspot to see how many birds have been seen there, get directions to the location, and view bar charts of each species seen throughout the year!
Explore Local Resources
Many birding enthusiasts will share lists of their favorite local places to bird online and can be accessed by merely google searching good birding spots in a specific area. Additionally, local nature and wildlife organizations will often have knowledge on good places to bird, or can tell you who to ask!
Ask a Birder!
Favorite birding sites according to the Mass Young Birders!
Suggestions coming soon...
Have a favorite place you like to bird in Massachusetts??
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