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Eider Encounter

Finishing up filming cygnets and ducklings for the morning, I noticed a Great Blue heron swoop onto the shore. I got my gear back out and headed over to where it appeared to have landed along the rocky coastline. 196 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife

Eider Encounter

Finishing up filming cygnets and ducklings for the morning, I noticed a Great Blue heron swoop onto the shore. I got my gear back out and headed over to where it appeared to have landed along the rocky coastline. 140 more words

Life At The Edge Of The Sea

Making Music from Bird Calls

A charming feature on the radio show Studio 360 this spring was about a young beat boxer who turns birdcalls into music. (Wikipedia says beatboxing is “is a form of vocal percussion primarily involving the art of producing drum beats, rhythm, and musical sounds using one’s mouth, lips, tongue, and voice.”) 167 more words

Petit Manan Season Start

The seabird season has begun! Wayne and I are back for another year on Petit Manan Island near Milbridge, Maine. Two more researchers will be joining us next week, but until then we are getting the island set up and ready for the season! 299 more words

Common Tern

The Start of a Fresh Season on Metinic!

Hi there!

I’m Meaghan. I’m a fourth year wildlife ecology major at the University of Maine at Orono. This is my first summer living and working on a seabird island, and I am very excited to be able to do so! 348 more words

Maine

Did You Know That ANYONE Can Become A Member of the Audubon Society?

In case you were unaware, The Audubon Society is not a restricted organization. It is comprised entirely of people like you and me. Massachusetts alone has over 100,000 member citizens that belong to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.  337 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife

Beating the Wintertime Woes

Coming from the relatively mild Pacific Northwest, I find the Boston winters quite trying, especially when, like last week, the temperature drops down around zero Fahrenheit (-18C), the wind picks up and the wintry mix of snow, ice and salty sludge covers the streets. 82 more words

Oliver