Gus Ben David and crew’s osprey poles are now the proud surfaces on which 83 osprey pairs are nesting.

Shearwaters are a part of a group of birds known as pelagic species. They spend all their lives, except during breeding, on the open ocean.

Originally found in the northern climes of eastern Canada, the great cormorant’s distribution has changed. Not only does this cormorant now spend its...

The green heron makes a habit of crouching as it waits for dinner, sometimes moving like a cat, placing one foot gently down and then the other.

So, that handsome orange and black bird that sings a musical song from high in a tree and brings a twig or two to his mate while she constructs her...

I will tell you about our trip to an island in the Pacific Ocean that is the shape, and almost the same size, as the Vineyard. Easter Island is known...

Rob Bierregaard was introduced to the Vineyard’s osprey population by Gus Ben David and has been studying the Vineyard’s ospreys since the 1960s.

Early last week the members of five bird-a-thon teams and feeder watchers watched in horror at the weather predictions. “We better not have rain...

Spring is a riot of color from the ground up. Migratory birds continue to arrive on-Island in droves and reports are abundant.

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