During this week's peak migration a number of new species for the year were reported.

May is arguably the most exciting time to be a Martha's Vineyard birder.

Birds do not always do what we expect, which is part of what makes watching them so interesting.

The first ruby-throated hummingbird of the season arrived at the feeder of Robert Green and Linda DeWitt at Green Acres on Watcha Path in Edgartown.

The eastern towhee, perhaps the Island's most iconic species, has started its return.

When we see common goldeneye they are normally on our salt ponds or in the Sound, where they mostly spend the winter.