It is March and, as expected, the pace of the northward migration has increased.

One of the major signs of spring took place on March 1 when Albert Fischer found one tree swallow over Squibnocket pond near the beach parking lot.

A first for the year! Bob Shriber found a Lapland longspur on Norton Point beach on March 1.

It is a bit early in the year for shorebirds to show up on their northward migration. It is still February, after all.

We are all looking and listening for signs of the approaching spring, as some of us cannot wait for it to come even though we have not experienced...

So why was there a great egret in a salt marsh at Tom’s Neck on Chappaquiddick on Feb. 9? I