Young Caspian tern. Lanny McDowell

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

As the season turns from summer to fall, summer bird residents start to depart for their winter homes while others visit the Vineyard as they fly southward. September is also peak season for southbound migrants that pass through and join the other birds in their annual migration.

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Nic & Susan Johnson, Menemsha
We spotted a kingfisher perched on a piling along Edy's Island Way in Menemsha--maybe a descendant of one we saw years ago in the same location!
September 22, 2017 - 7:00am

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