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...

red tailed hawk bird

Ruby-throated hummingbirds are tiny little bundles (3.5 grams or 0.12 ounces) of activity that must eat constantly, especially at this time of...

buff breasted sandpiper bird weed

Liz Baldwin, the assistant director of Biodiversity Works, Inc., e-mailed me that her camcorder for recording the movements of the otters, which...

bridled tern black tern ocean

The Vineyard birders predicted storm driven birds to land on our shores. Our wish came true. Hurricane Irene brought the Vineyard a group of...

western kingbird

Unusual birds, rare birds or birds which are very similar to more commonly seen birds can be difficult to identify. There were two such sightings...

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