Northern bobwhite is their official name, but they are often called quail.

Only a brief couple of weeks separates the end of avian northward migration from the start of southward migration.

Well, there are black birds (birds that are black) and then there are blackbirds (a distinctive family of birds).

Remember the red-footed falcon that made its unexpected appearance here 15 years ago, in August 2004? Something similar happened recently.

Red knots are a colorful shorebird well known for its dependence on horseshoe crab eggs along the beaches of Delaware Bay.

We are still getting some migrants, but most of the new sightings for this week are of birds that we usually see every year.