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Nature Profiles
Wildlife and Environmental Educational Pages
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Fritillary Butterfly
Chipmunk image
Red Banded Hairstreak Butterfly
Red Banded Hairstreak Butterfly
Mountain Goats
Mountain Goat
Bald Eagles
Bald Eagle Image

Glossy Ibis
Glossy Ibis in Flight
Wood Ducks
Wood Duck image
Great Horned Owls
Great Horned Owl image
Snowy Egrets
Snowy Egret image

Pink Lady Slippers
Pink Lady Slipper
Great Blue Herons
Great Blue Heron image
Wild Flowers
Bull Thistle wildflower Image

Winter Bird Walk
Sunday, December 3rd, 9AM, Free
Olmsted Park Daisy Field Parking Lot

Willow Pond Road between Pond Avenue and the Jamaicaway
Info: Bob Mayer, Jamaica Plain, 617.522.0157 rgmayer38@gmail.com

This 90-minute walk led by area birding expert, Bob Mayer, will focus on waterfowl and other winter species in Leverett, Willow, Ward's and Jamaica Ponds plus
adjacent woods of the Emerald Necklace.  Suitable for beginning as well as more experienced birders. The walk is co-sponsored by Brookline GreenSpace Alliance
and Emerald Necklace Bird Club (Friends of Jamaica Pond).

www.BrooklineGreenSpace.org + www.FriendsofJamaicaPond.org

Osprey in the Emerald Necklace Parks

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Osprey are usually seen in the Emerald Necklace and Boston during migration. Osprey have been nesting at Moswetuset Park in Quincy just off of Quincy Shore Drive and Squantum Streets the past few years. They are often seen fishing the Neponset River. I suspect the Osprey I photographed at Scarboro Pond (Franklin Park) and Jamaica Pond the past few summers are from this same nesting site. Always a wonder to watch them hover before the dive for a fish...

Stephen Baird Biography Profile Jamaica Plain Gazette 2017
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