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.

Shearwaters are a part of a group of birds known as pelagic species. They spend all their lives, except during breeding, on the open ocean.

Originally found in the northern climes of eastern Canada, the great cormorant’s distribution has changed. Not only does this cormorant now spend its...

The green heron makes a habit of crouching as it waits for dinner, sometimes moving like a cat, placing one foot gently down and then the other.

So, that handsome orange and black bird that sings a musical song from high in a tree and brings a twig or two to his mate while she constructs her...

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