Gulls are not easy to identify because small plumage differences can mean a different species.

Snow geese have not been seen on the Island this winter or last fall.

Northern shrikes are perhaps our smallest avian predator, about the size of a mockingbird and with a generally similar gray and white plumage. The...

We all eagerly anticipate when the first osprey will return home to the Island.

The most unexpected bird this week is the Eastern phoebe reported by Mike Ditchfield, which he found in Dark Woods on Feb. 10.

Large flocks of grackles are not necessarily welcome at feeders.