Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Junior Christmas Bird Count

Calling all young birders it is time for the Junior Christmas Bird Count.

One Merlin, 831 Buffleheads: Christmas Bird Count Results

The annual Christmas Bird Count was held on Dec. 30. Thirteen teams and feeder watchers tallied 18,679 birds of 119 species

Counting Birds in Bad Weather

The 57th annual Christmas Bird Count was held on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.

Vineyard Christmas Bird Count Soars, Even in High Winds

A hardy band of birders braved chilly temperatures and gusty winds for the Vineyard’s 57th annual Christmas Bird Count.

Northern Goshawk and Flocks of Fish Crows

The bird of the week is Lanny McDowell’s sighting of what appears to be a northern goshawk — a species seldom observed here.

Preparing for Christmas Bird Count

Is it possible to count all the birds on the Island? On Friday, Dec. 30. about 60 people will try to do just that.

One Rusty Blackbird, One Snowy Owl: Counting 22,033 Birds

The 56th annual Martha’s Vineyard Christmas Bird Count was held on Saturday, Jan. 2.

Blustery Bird Count Day Doesn't Deter Bevy of Birders

It was cold and blustery on Jan. 2, but that didn’t stop a large number of Island birders from heading out into nature for the 56th annual Christmas Bird Count on the Vineyard.

Barn Owls to Winter Wrens; Christmas Bird Count Results Are in

This year’s annual Christmas Bird Count participants, 65 in the field and 29 watching their feeders, found more birds than we had in recent years.

Foul Weather Makes for Daunting Bird Count

The Christmas Bird Count was a lackluster event this year. All the teams had to work hard to find birds. The total is 121 species.