A species has arrived for the summer season, but its arrival has really been ignored to date.
Likely the best bird of the week is Nora Papian’s sighting of a blue-gray gnatcatcher.
It is human nature to wonder how much things change over time, and the springtime arrival dates of our summer resident birds is no exception.
Did this winter of ice and snow cause an unusually high number of waterbirds to die? Based on the number of reports of large numbers of carcasses on...
My guess is that most of us are ready for something warmer, although if we can’t have that, at least the spring migrants are starting to show up.
On March 15, Luanne Johnson won the award for hearing the first red-winged blackbirds singing in a marsh.
Keep your eyes glued to the sky for a glimpse of these species common to our shores.
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