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Things are Beginning to "Tern up" at Metinic!

Hi all!  Helen here!  My first week with the seabirds on Metinic Island has been full of exploring, birding, and learning new things!  We started out the week by rounding up all of the resident sheep and driving them to the southern end of the island where we put up an electric fence to keep them out of the tern colony for the season.  373 more words

Common Tern

New Cold Spring Releases: Andrew Chalk, Ralf Wehowsky & Eric Lanzillotta + Common Eider, King Eider. Out 11th of April

Andrew Chalk, Ralf Wehowsky & Eric Lanzillotta | Yang-Tul

A legendary sound collaboration formed of two lengthy pieces. The first track features Andrew Chalk (Mirror, Ora, Ferial Confine) gently reworking the sound materials of… 244 more words


Drive-by coastal bird watching

Owl watchers along Route 1A/ Ocean Blvd in Rye just north of Rye Harbor, yesterday in the late morning. On my way to walk the dog I pulled over, rolled down my window and snapped a few pics too. 166 more words

Fort Clinch State Park

I teamed up with Whitney on Wednesday for another wonderful Wings Over Florida field trip to one of my favorite birding trail sites, Fort Clinch State Park… 288 more words



Brace Cove at dawn, a great place for bird watching

Please join me Thursday night at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center where I will be presenting a brand new illustrated talk “Beautiful Birds of Cape Ann.” The program covers the gorgeous migrating and resident birds that we see in our neighborhoods, as seen through the seasons, and includes such beauties as the Snowy Owl, Brant Geese, Snow Goose, Redheads, a rarely-seen-in-our region White Pelican, egrets, herons, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, songbirds, and some life history of Cape Ann’s resident swan family.  90 more words


Thick-billed Murre and more at Hampton Harbor

A Thick-billed Murre at Hampton Harbor today.

Luckily a real birder who was watching birds a short distance away from me posted her checklist from the same time and location to eBird.org and that helped me figure out what kind of (unfamiliar, locally rare) bird it was. 147 more words