Bird news

Wanting Warblers

It is already May and warblers are still few and far between.

Migration at Night

We have had our share of bad weather in April.

Popular Club

To say that the arrival of ruby-throated hummingbirds is eagerly anticipated is an understatement.

More Arrivals

Thirty or more years ago snowy egrets were more abundant than great egrets, but things change in nature over time.


We drive by a pond many times a week, and decades pass without seeing anything other than mallards, Canada geese and crows.

April Arrives

It is hard to believe that by the time you read this it will be April.

Buzz Birds

Adult bald eagles are near the top of most birders wish lists.

Ahoy Osprey

It is March and, as expected, the pace of the northward migration has increased.

Spring Fling

One of the major signs of spring took place on March 1 when Albert Fischer found one tree swallow over Squibnocket pond near the beach parking lot.

Odds and Ends

A first for the year! Bob Shriber found a Lapland longspur on Norton Point beach on March 1.