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...

We usually don’t start seeing black-legged kittiwakes from the Island beaches until October, unless we have a storm from the north prior to that...

August is a fabulous month for bird watching on Martha’s Vineyard. The shorebirds are moving south and stop to feed on the sand flats Islandwide.

I sincerely doubt if heath hens were re-introduced to the Vineyard that they would make it through one season.

There has been a good deal of research on plumage changes, and along with that, name changes. I find many of these changes a bit more complicated...

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

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