Join Newburyport Birders’ for the following programs in November. For more information, www.newburyportbirders.com, http://nbptbirders.blogspot.com/.

On the Wing

Saturday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. to dusk

Fee: $15

Meeting location: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge at Parking Lot #1

Explore Parker River National Wildlife Refuge during this interpretative program. The focus will be on field marks and where these migrants are headed. We’ll be watching bird behavior at this premier, birding destination. Dress in layers.

Morning Birding at Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm in Newbury

Sunday, Nov. 16, 9-11 a.m.

Fee: $15

Meeting Location: The end of Little’s Lane in Newbury — look for the Newburyport Birders’ sign

We’ll walk the agricultural fields in search of American Pipits, Horned Larks, sparrows and hawks.

Directions: In Newbury Center, head south on Route 1A and continue through the only set of lights. Then take your first left onto Little’s Lane.

Wings Over Water

Saturday, Nov. 22, 3 p.m. to dusk

Fee: $15

Meeting Location: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge at Parking Lot #1

Explore Parker River National Wildlife Refuge during this interpretative program. The focus will be on field marks and where these migrants are headed. We’ll be watching bird behavior at this premier, birding destination. Dress in layers.

Thanksgiving Morning Walk at Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm in Newbury

Date: Thursday, Nov.  27, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Fee: 2 for $20

Meeting Location: At the end of Little’s Lane in Newbury — look for the Newburyport Birders’ A-Frame sign

We’ll walk the agricultural fields in search of American Pipits, sparrows, hawks, Snow Buntings and Horned Larks.

Directions: In Newbury Center, head south on Route 1A and continue through the only set of lights. Then take your first left onto Little’s Lane.

Look at Every Bird at Cherry Hill [Indian Hill] Reservoir

Saturday, Nov. 29, 9-11:30 a.m.

Fee: $15

Meeting Location: First parking area you encounter on Moulton Street in West Newbury — look for the Newburyport Birders’ A-Frame sign

The Cherry Hill [Indian Hill] Reservoir is a perfect setting for waterfowl viewing. This public water source hosts Ruddy Duck & Ring-necked Duck, and both spend the fall here in the hundreds. Other species that can be seen here are Pied-billed Grebe, American Coot, Scaup, Bufflehead, the occasional Canvasback, Redhead and merganser.

Bird walk and book reading with Doug Chickering

Sunday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Meeting Location: Meet at the last, large parking lot on the left near the pavilion at Salisbury Beach State Reservation

Doug Chickering will be leading a bird walk at Salisbury Beach State Reservation and reading from his book “Reflections On A Golden-Winged Warbler.” He will sign copies of his books. Chickering’s essays bring to life our memories of our best moments in the field, by describing his favorite moments in his characteristic, magical prose. 

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