hawk

Birds that come to bird feeders change over the seasons. Sure, that sounds obvious, but this point was driven home by recent observations at my...

No matter how many times I visit Costa Rica, there is always something new to experience. Many think of lush tropical rainforests or jungles when...

anhinga

Although spring is in the air, the recent snow still makes birders dream of different habitats and warmer weather. Travel out of the country is...

“Guyana — isn’t that where all those people drank Kool-Aid at Jonestown? Why would you want to go there?” “New birds, new habitat, new country...

crow

Which is it, a short nasal cah-ah or a full-voiced caaw? That is the question that will help distinguish between the unusual fish crow and the...

The Vineyard bird hot line received a fascinating report from Edo Potter, out on Chappy, who noticed a rowdy mob of crows outside her house around...

bird house

Driving around the Island recently, one is likely to encounter flocks of American robins. They seem a little more conspicuous at this time of year...

hawk

Late January is the coldest point of the year, and it leads into the snowiest. Such harsh weather is a two-edged sword for birders. The number...

birds

Now that the annual Christmas Bird Count is fading into pleasant memories and a lot of fascinating data, we might be lulled into thinking that we...

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