A male black-throated gray warbler was found Oct. 8 near Squibnocket Pond. It is the sixth time this species has been observed on the Vineyard.
Have you ever wondered why the names of some bird species change?
Have you ever wondered how birds decide whether tonight is the night for them to continue their southward migration?
Huge flocks of tree swallows can be found almost anywhere along our ocean beaches.
Apparently Tropical Storm Hermine did not have much of an impact on the Vineyard wildlife other than strong northerly winds.
How do songbirds cope with storms? First, they will try to find sheltered areas in valleys.
Keep your eyes glued to the sky for a glimpse of these species common to our shores.
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