First and foremost I would like to thank all my friends and family for making my 70th birthday an occasion that I will never forget. The food that...

Bird watchers or birders the world over have always wanted to look for and at birds in Colombia. Why, because the country has the most diverse...

There has been so much bird activity I will write about our trip to Colombia next week!

buff breasted sandpiper

There is a three-way tie for the bird of the week; sightings of not one but two Connecticut warblers, an American bittern and a buff-breasted...

tree swallows flight

It is a spectacular feeling to be in the midst of a large flock of thousands of tree swallows! The birds are flying gracefully around you, making...

Whimbrel bird over marsh

Migration produces new arrivals weekly. Warblers are the star attractions this week. Who knows what next week will bring? We can hope for western...

dickcissal

Sleeping is wonderful when there is a chill in the air. So is going to the post office and not being stuck in stop-and-go traffic. The weather is...

red knot

Red knots are a not something you tie, but a type of shorebird that is causing quite a stir in the birding world. A bit of history: the red knot’s...

bobwhite

Once upon a time northern bobwhites were a common bird on Martha’s Vineyard. Their bob, bob, white calls were a welcome sound coming from the meadows...

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