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What are white-winged crossbills doing in Aquinnah in September? What are white-winged crossbills? First things first: a white-winged or two...

tern

By SUSAN B. WHITING There are so many bird sightings this week there is no room for more. So enjoy Lanny’s photograph of a ruddy turnstone...

I may have to change the name of this column to the raptor report. Great excitement on Chappaquiddick, first the Fowle family observed four...

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Laura Campbell of Rainbow Farm asked with concern about her barn swallows. For years they have had numerous pairs of barn swallows nesting in...

heron

An update is the first order of business. The pair of merlins that were seen on Chappaquiddick in late June and early July has caused quite a stir...

Ospreys

There are three people that I consider osprey men: Rob Bierregaard, Gus Ben David and Tim Baird. On Tuesday night, Rob gave a talk about ospreys....

Capt. Flip Harrington took a crew of six of us offshore in his M/V Dovekie on July 18. At one point we were 60 miles offshore, yet the bird life was...

black tern

The beach is the place to be. July’s hot weather this summer beckons people to a place to jump into the ocean, sound or pond to cool off. Now...

merlin

It all started with a message on the bird hot line which I received on July 2. A Chappaquiddick summer resident called to say that she had a pair...

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