woodpecker

There are times when I receive a bird sighting from individuals that I morph into a person resembling a detective. I proceed to grill the bird-...

belted kingfisher bird

Belted kingfishers are found throughout North America; as a matter of fact they are considered one of the most widespread land birds in same. They...

Female rose breasted bird

The occurrence of a late hummingbird on the Vineyard is always exciting. Molly Cournoyer e-mailed that she spotted a hummingbird feeding on the...

Yellow Headed Black bird

Every birder has a nemesis bird, a bird so frustrating you might consider tearing your hair out. Allan Keith’s nemesis bird on Martha’s Vineyard...

blue grosbeak bird

Once a boy met girl. They bought a sailboat and used it to do marine mammal, bird and lizard research between Maine and the Lesser Antilles. They...

sandhill crane bird

What a weekend! A sandhill crane, western kingbird and Say’s phoebe are the three western species that were present this past weekend. It must be...

hudsonian godwits

We lucked out and had a beautiful day for Basil Welsh’s memorial service which was held at Abel’s Hill Cemetery. Basil loved birds and frequently...

bird

Why do I have to be punished every time I go away? This time while I was in Brazil Lanny McDowell found and photographed a handsome yellow-throated...

juvenile red knot flying bird

It was a grueling eight-and-a-half-hour flight from Miami, but it was worth it. We landed in Sao Paulo, Brazil at 5 a.m. and proceeded to a local...

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