The news that an early, significant storm might be heading up the Atlantic coast was more exciting than any of the spring avian arrivals.
Do you still have Carolina wrens in your yard? This time of year they should be very vocal songsters and thus easy to detect.
Although we have not had the mildest weather of the month, late April has certainly been favorable for bird migration.
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.
Keep your eyes glued to the sky for a glimpse of these species common to our shores.
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