On Monday, Allan Keith identified a golden eagle, a rare visitor to the Island. How rare? “Probably about 10 sightings in the last 200 years,” Mr....

So now the 60th annual Christmas Bird Count is history. It was held on Jan. 4, and as Lanny McDowell succinctly put it, “It was memorable because it...

Saturday is the 60th annual Martha’s Vineyard Christmas Bird Count, a tradition that became an annual event in 1960.

Red-breasted nuthatches are just about everyone’s favorite.

It is hard to believe that by the calendar, winter is practically upon us and that it is already the week before Christmas.

This weekend begins the Christmas Bird Count season across the United States, which occurs annually between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5.