egret

“Susan, I have what I swear is a peacock hanging precariously onto my niger (thistle seed) feeder. Earlier the same bird was enjoying cooling off...

bird

Misidentification of a bird species is always embarrassing, but when it is one made on a group of birds very difficult to separate, it is not...

red knots

The time has come to write my annual piece on what to do with young critters, either feathered or furry, that you come across. Last weekend Prudy...

plover

My thanks go out to all the birders and feeder observers that either went out into the field or watched their feeders last weekend and reported...

grosbeak

Burning Noman’s Land in May? What is that all about? This is nesting season. There are birds on eggs and some with young over there already. Did...

gallinule

Joe, Elizabeth, Ingrid and Ian Jims, along with their dogs Brillo and Brawney, were walking on the land bank property at Farm Pond in Oak Bluffs...

summer tanager bird

Those mighty mites are back and a few days early at that. Ruby-throated hummingbirds have been reported in Chilmark and Ocean Heights so wash your...

bird

The attendant at the Phalaborwa gate of Kruger National Park in South Africa greeted us with the words: “Are you going to look for the big five...

Northern bobwhites are about as tall as robins, but are considerably chunkier. They are also called quail, and they prefer a combination of shrubs...

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