godwit

The Chilmark Community Center birding group had the pleasure of driving out on Norton Point with Nan Harris on August 4. Page Rogers had e-mailed...

Reeve

Even the best, most advanced and careful observers can misidentify birds. Last Friday, July 24, I received a message from two good Vineyard...

On June 26 I answered a query by Linda Sibley. She asked if I thought that the barn swallows she had in her barn did not return this year because...

Eagle.

The boys are back in town, or are they the girls? A much awaited event for bird watchers has begun. The shorebirds have started migrating from...

Least Tern

Rainy weather — ah, let me see — a good book and a comfy couch are my tickets to staying dry and passing the time. But what do birds do? They also...

bobwhite

It is a challenge to type when you are offshore on a bouncy vessel in a series of line squalls! However, when weather breaks we find we are in good...

The Vineyard weather has been the pits, so I hear. I flew to Florida to join Flip to bring our boat back to the Vineyard. While you have been...

hawk

June can be a slow time for bird watchers, but a great time to do some behavioral observations. Our local migratory bird species are back on...

downy.

Ellen, aka Lefty, Leverenz e-mailed me and attached two photos of downy woodpeckers that she had seen at her Chilmark feeders. She did so because the...

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