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...

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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...

bird

Mid-April this year looks even less like spring than it usually does on the Vineyard. Although conditions were looking up a bit during the middle...

hummingbird

The Waskosim’s Rock Reservation is a Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank holding which can be reached off North Road at the West Tisbury-Chilmark line....

Northern Strike

Between now and mid-April, occasional migrating small birds arrive on the Island exceptionally early.

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“You got to be in it to win it” and “You can’t win if you don’t play” are lottery slogans that also ring true when it comes to birding. The nice...

hawk

Birds that come to bird feeders change over the seasons. Sure, that sounds obvious, but this point was driven home by recent observations at my...

No matter how many times I visit Costa Rica, there is always something new to experience. Many think of lush tropical rainforests or jungles when...

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