Migration Melody
Robert A. Culbert
On May 20, I visited the Pumping Station and migratory birds were plentiful.
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With Shorebirds Nesting, Over-Sand Vehicle Closures Begin
Sara Brown

Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge and other barrier beaches will be closed to over-sand vehicles starting next week.

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Felix Neck Bird-A-Thon Reveals Absent Songbirds
Robert A. Culbert

We found 114 species during the annual Felix Neck Bird-a-thon, which was held over a 24-hour period.

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Spring Songbirds Make Way for Sandhill Crane
Robert A. Culbert

From late April to mid-May we expect brightly colored songbirds to predominate the sightings.

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Migrants Ahoy! Bird Arrivals Continue
Robert A. Culbert

The Farm Institute has come through in a big way this week, with two unexpected sightings.

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Avian Transients Drop By During Race to Breeding Grounds
Robert A. Culbert

Birds are racing to their breeding grounds. Most do not come our way since we are in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Spring Birds Arrive, Snowy Owls Linger
Luanne Johnson
Birdwatching can be addictive. Seeing a dazzling display of color can create a high that lifts your spirits.
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Gus Ben David Takes Great Horned Owl Under His Wing
Sara Brown

Mr. Ben David paid a visit to the Gazette Tuesday with his newest charge, a three-week-old great horned owlet that fell out of a nest near the Blue Hills reservation in Quincy.

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Solo Swan: One is the Loneliest Number
Suzan Bellincampi
Swans are symbols of love and fidelity, and are famously known to mate with one partner for life.
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Say Hello to Spring Songbirds
Robert A. Culbert
Now that it is April, we may have seen the last of winter weather (let’s hope), and songbirds are beginning to arrive.
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