The 62nd annual Christmas Bird Count was held on Jan. 2, and as reported last week the weather was not bad, nor was it good, for finding birds.

Christmas Bird Count. We lucked out — sort of — this year.

While the famous holiday song has geese-a-laying, I think that geese-a-grazing is more apt, as that is what they do.

The 62nd annual Martha’s Vineyard Christmas Bird Count will be held on Sunday, Jan. 2.

Long distance migrants fly 3,000 to 8,000 miles over water without any chance to eat for a number of days.

The first two snowy owls showed up on Thanksgiving Day.