October 4 the feeders went up and we had our usual visitors, plus both male and female eastern towhees and eastern phoebes. Eastern bluebirds arrived...

Secondhand information through Lanny McDowell is that a flock of seven or eight long-tailed parakeet types visited some caged parrots on a hillside...

There were some unusual sightings last weekend, including a Nashville warbler, clay-colored sparrow and little blue heron, but my overall impression...

This is the season to hear migrating songbirds at night as they pass overhead. Their short chips and notes are easy to overlook.

Help Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fern and Feather Day Camp. I can’t believe I was teaching there when I was a...

A new shorebird came in for a landing at Squibnocket last week, a Baird’s sandpiper — a rare fall migrant on the Vineyard.

Last weekend Luanne Johnson and Liz Baldwin of Biodiversity Works asked for volunteers to help celebrate World Shorebirds Day.

The American golden plover was hunted on the Vineyard and elsewhere in the 1800s.

Bob Shriber's yard in Aquinnah was the hot spot on August 26 as he spotted a yellow-billed cuckoo, which has been very rare on the Vineyard this...

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