The Lower Gardens area is somewhat more open and often hosts large numbers of sparrows of various species while the Upper Gardens, with several trees and large shrubs, draws a wider variety of edge-dwelling birds.
The Brookline Bird Club schedules trips to this site periodically primarily during fall migration.
DIRECTIONS: Exit 19B (Highland Avenue, westbound) from I-95 (SR 128). Left at first Traffic Light onto Hunting Rd. Approx 0.7 mile, left at traffic light onto Kendrick Street. Straight thru traffic light, across Charles River, through second traffic light. Turn left onto Winchester Street. Park entrance is on the left approx 0.6 mile up the road.