The surest sign of the earliest spring migration is the arrival of the blackbirds

Some unusual birds have been floating around in Menemsha Harbor in recent weeks.

Alcid seabirds are black above and white below. This is called countershading, so they blend with the dark water from above and blend with the light...

Perhaps the most traditional harbinger of spring is when we first see robins.

Do you think black-capped chickadees are scarce this winter? If you do, you are not alone, as many feeder watchers across New England have recently...

The most unusual bird this week was the black-headed gull spotted by Jeff Bernier at the western end of Mattakessett Bay on Jan. 11.