There were some unusual sightings last weekend, including a Nashville warbler, clay-colored sparrow and little blue heron, but my overall impression...

This is the season to hear migrating songbirds at night as they pass overhead. Their short chips and notes are easy to overlook.

Help Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fern and Feather Day Camp. I can’t believe I was teaching there when I was a...

A new shorebird came in for a landing at Squibnocket last week, a Baird’s sandpiper — a rare fall migrant on the Vineyard.

Last weekend Luanne Johnson and Liz Baldwin of Biodiversity Works asked for volunteers to help celebrate World Shorebirds Day.

The American golden plover was hunted on the Vineyard and elsewhere in the 1800s.

Bob Shriber's yard in Aquinnah was the hot spot on August 26 as he spotted a yellow-billed cuckoo, which has been very rare on the Vineyard this...

The 2014 inventory found there were 119 active osprey nests on the Island. If I did my math correctly, we had 63 successful nests.

I had an inkling that migratory movement was afoot when I received a call from Laurie Reese of Abel’s Hill. She reported two yellow warblers and two...

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