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The Start of a Fresh Season on Metinic!

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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

Common Terns

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


New Year, New Birds: Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

The Bird Nerds spent the New Years Holiday on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, celebrating with friends. Despite the previous night’s festivities, we were able to get up in time to make the drive to the northern tip of Long Beach Island for some birding at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on New Years Day. 1,202 more words


Cold and Windy Sunday Photoshoot

The weather forecast was for a warm and sunny Sunday, but the sun made its appearance for about half an hour at best, and the wind was blowing non-stop at the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park. 159 more words


Eiders we've known

Seanetters don’t find all that many banded dead birds, and probably the most common species to be found banded is the Common Eider. Of course, this is one of our top beached birds overall, so the odds are higher than for many species our walkers find only rarely. 568 more words


The Art of Science: Energy Duck has the Power - to Terrify

The first thing you need to know about Energy Duck is that Energy Duck does not exist. It’s just a design, an entry in the… 328 more words

The Art Of Science