The eastern bluebird is a small thrush found in open woodlands, farmlands, and orchards. Lanny McDowell

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Now migrating shorebirds return as the calendar turns its page to June. Birders have crowded Island ponds and beaches as ruddy turnstones, short-billed dowitchers, red knots, sandpipers, and dunlin return to their summer homes.

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