It was a peaceful scene as I sat on a deck overlooking a lake in the northern Adirondacks, with spruce trees along the shoreline reflecting on the...

Last week the southbound migration of shorebirds started with a few sightings of spotted sandpipers, glossy ibis, black-bellied plovers and lesser...

The weather is getting hot as I write this on July 4.

The Fourth of July, which can be called the peak of the nesting season for beach-nesting birds is this weekend.

This is the time of year for shearwaters. They are never common near us; generally we have to go offshore to see them.

Great shearwaters nest on small islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean when it is summer down there.