Big Day Boston Downtown Birding

Registration for Big Day Boston 2024 is now open!

Participants will compete to spot the largest number of different species of birds in a single day without leaving the downtown neighborhoods of Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown, Downtown, Downtown Waterfront, the Leather District, the North End, and the West End – including the Common and the Public Garden. See Map.

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All are welcome to participate. You must first sign up for an account on this site and then register for the event to participate.

What to expect

The event will be based at Copp’s Hill Terrace in the North End. Participants must check in at Copp’s Hill Terrace prior to starting their day. Organizers will provided participants with a checklist and a pencil. Check in will begin at 9:00 am.


Big Day Boston aims to increase awareness of the abundance and diversity of birds in Boston’s downtown. Read more at our Inspiration blog post and FAQs.



May 04 2024


9:00 am - 12:00 pm


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