Memories of birding Wasque and Cape Pogue throughout the 1980s and 1990s flashed through my head as I read Shea Fee's report of seeing 10,000 common...

In common usage, the expression "bird brain" is not very complimentary.

On the Island we do not get to see a lot of pelagic species, primarily because they generally do not come this close to land.

We have had a string of less than ideal weather during recent Christmas Bird Counts.

We were lucky that we did not get battered by the Christmas storm!

A wish list of species I hope will be found before the end of the year are as follows.