Predictions: Good west winds for migration, cloudy in am, partly cloudy in pm ======================================================================== Report submitted by Ted Mara (<tedmara...>) Plum Island MA information may be found at: http://www.massbird.org/emhw
Site Description: The Plum Island Hawk Watch is located in parking lot #1 of the Parker River Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island, Newburyport, MA, approximately 32 miles northeast of Boston. It is a volunteer-run spring watchsite with coverage between mid March to mid May.
Directions to site: >From Interstate 95 take exit 57 for Route 113, (Newburyport). Travel east on Rte 113 (which becomes Route 1A in Newbury) for a distance of 3.5 miles to the intersection with Rolfes Lane (there is a traffic light at this intersection). Take a left onto Rolfes Lane and follow to the end of the road which terminates at a stop sign. Take a right at the stop sign. This is the Plum Island Turnpike/Water Street, the only access to Plum Island. Follow the Plum Island Turnpike until you go over the Sgt. Donald Wilkerson Bridge. After you have crossed the Bridge, take your first right. This road will lead you directly to the entrance to Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. The hawkwatch site is Parking Lot #1 of the Parker River National Wildlifee Refuge on Plum Island, Newburyport, MA.