mergansers

Sounds of water running in the gutters were unmistakable. It was the night of Feb. 7, and the skies were clear, so the source of the water was...

shoreline

It’s a good thing February is a short month, because it’s easily the dullest one in the birding year. With the great ponds mostly or entirely...

woodpecker

From my office I can hear a bird hit the glass sliders in the bedroom. Some sound worse than others. In no instance is it a pleasant sound. Stella,...

bird

Don’t look now but those large gray and white geese out in a field near you may not all be Canada geese. It is worth checking through those flocks...

pine siskins

Cold weather brings our birds into feeders and bird baths. Please keep your feeders full, especially the suet feeders, and also try to provide...

geese

The annual Christmas Bird Count was held on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009. There was a tremendous effort from the 91 participants; 54 people were...

Whoa, Vineyard birders have quite a challenge ahead of them. The Nantucket Christmas Bird Count was conducted last weekend and the unofficial...

brant

I hope you all had a merry Christmas and that you are now thinking about spending some time outside scouting different Vineyard habitats for...

osprey

Soo Whiting, on her annual southbound migration, asked me to fill in for this week’s Bird News column. While Soo and Flip Harrington are...

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