Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen


Thornton Burgess Nature Program-Birding led by Alice Wynn

Nature Program

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This class will open with a 40-minute lecture on the natural history, behavior, and general biology of bird species native to Cape Cod, focusing specifically on the types of birds frequently found in the habitats surrounding the Green Briar Nature Center and Smiling Pool. Following this, we will take a hike on Green Briar’s trails, identifying and observing the species we encounter by sight and sound. Long pants, appropriate footwear, bug spray, and a hat are highly recommended, along with binoculars and/or a camera with high zoom capabilities.


Alice Wynn has been a naturalist at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History since 2011, working as a docent, field guide, and aquarist. She is also one of the animal caretakers at Green Briar Nature Center, and leads bird walks and other nature programs at both locations. She has been an avid birdwatcher since childhood. In 2018, she graduated from Suffolk University with a B.S. in Biology/Marine Science.