We usually don’t start seeing black-legged kittiwakes from the Island beaches until October, unless we have a storm from the north prior to that...
August is a fabulous month for bird watching on Martha’s Vineyard. The shorebirds are moving south and stop to feed on the sand flats Islandwide.
I sincerely doubt if heath hens were re-introduced to the Vineyard that they would make it through one season.
There has been a good deal of research on plumage changes, and along with that, name changes. I find many of these changes a bit more complicated...
Gus Ben David and crew’s osprey poles are now the proud surfaces on which 83 osprey pairs are nesting.
Shearwaters are a part of a group of birds known as pelagic species. They spend all their lives, except during breeding, on the open ocean.
Keep your eyes glued to the sky for a glimpse of these species common to our shores.
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