2024 Event Details

Winter Waterfowl of Nahant

The waters offshore of Nahant are rich with ducks, geese and other waterfowl in the winter. Some are found year round but many are migrants. This program includes a lecture to learn about these birds, their behavior and natural history followed by a nature walk to observe them.

  • January 25, 2024, 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.  -  Zoom lecture featuring beautiful photographs of these birds of New England

  • January 28. 2024, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Outdoor birding program, featuring various observation areas, including Lodge Park, Bailey’s Hill and Marginal Road.

Additional Information: Bill Gette will be the lecturer as well as the birding guide for the waterfowl of Nahant. He was the founder and former director of the Mass Audubon Joppa Flats Education Center. He subsequently has been the President and currently Board Member of the Friends of Parker River Wildlife Sanctuary. He has lectured extensively for both organizations. Bill Gette has led regional, national and international birding tours, and focuses his birding and botany work in Essex County. He is also an excellent natural history photographer, whose pictures are used in his lectures.

Cost: Free
Signup: RSVP to info@nahanthistory.org