It is not quite the middle of August, and songbirds are moving southward toward their wintering grounds.
Young ospreys may end up in unusual locations at this time of the year. Maybe one is perched on your roof.
Piping plovers have been protected along the Atlantic Coast since 1986, and over the years many people have asked about their wintering grounds.
Norton Point Beach was the host of seven different species of terns on July 16. Yes, you read that right: seven species of terns.
Shorebirds are on the move, heading southward from their northern breeding grounds.
It is July and tern chicks are abundant in their nesting colonies. We have four species of terns nesting on the Island.
Keep your eyes glued to the sky for a glimpse of these species common to our shores.
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