It is close to the peak of the breeding season, and soon the early morning chorus of bird song will start quieting down.

Interpreting bird behavior is like a detective show.

Most birds are on their breeding grounds now and are busy raising their next generation.

Migration is winding down and our summer residents are at the peak of their nesting season. There is still plenty of action in the birding world.

The final tally for this year’s Felix Neck bird-a-thon is 127 species, which seems about typical for this event.

The Felix Neck bird-a-thon started at 6 p.m. Friday and continued for the next 24 hours.