Red-breasted merganser. Lanny McDowell

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

In October birds begin migrating past Martha's Vineyard; some are summer resident species leaving for winter homes, while others nested north and west and are migrating down the Atlantic coast. Meanwhile our avian winter residents start to arrive. Follow October bird news and sightings through the Gazette's Bird News column, and enjoy these pictures of October bird sightings.

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