Peregrine Falcon

Hooked-shaped wanderer is the exact translation of the Latin name for falco peregrinus, the peregrine falcon. The hook shape refers to the falcon...

wren

Last summer numerous greater shearwaters washed up on the South side of the Vineyard. A few of these birds were sent to Tufts Veterinary School for a...

sparrow

Hey, in the world of bird watching there is nothing better than a bird that is easy to identify. And when you are dealing with sparrows it is...

Wow, it is always exciting to break a record and Dianne Powers did so recently. Dianne and I were both at Davis Solon and Gina Lombardi’s wedding...

Western Kingbird

I really wowed her with my aerial flight and super sputtering call. Sometimes I get dizzy flying that zig zag pattern, but it gets me a mate every...

bird

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 merlins...

bird

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

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