No confirmed osprey sightings have been reported as of my writing this column.

Multiple observers found tree swallows on Feb. 24, and many found red-winged blackbirds as of Feb. 23.

A conspicuous species soon to arrive is the American robin, which will announce its presence by its loud caroling from the treetops.

The annual Christmas Bird Count was held on Dec. 30. Thirteen teams and feeder watchers tallied 18,679 birds of 119 species

The annual Great Backyard Bird Count concluded on Feb. 20. The results are not yet complete.

An adult bald eagle is hanging around the Vineyard.