owl

The internet is a great boon to birders. We can share our sightings daily, or if you are really intent, hourly. The net is also a way to keep...

plover

The American oystercatchers and piping plovers are back on Island. These shorebirds are of concern wherever they are due to a combination of evils....

bird

The Okavango Delta was by far my favorite spot in Botswana and maybe of our whole Namibia/Botswana trip. I am not sure that Paul Magid and Anita...

warbler

Our adventures in Botswana will have to wait for next week as the birds take precedence. Bird Sightings: We appear to have a new early...

bird

Four intrepid travelers from the Vineyard met in Atlanta, Ga. and climbed on a plane to cross the Atlantic. Eighteen hours later, after a stop in...

Red-winged blackbirds

Migrating red-winged blackbirds have arrived! The red-wings that had left last fall are beginning to return after spending the winter in the...

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,...

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