Island birders will be out in force, looking for the southern, western, or even Eurasian bird that took a wrong turn.
Twenty years ago they were a true rarity here, but no longer.
Not so likeable, perhaps, but rodents are versatile, resourceful, and necessary.
The unceasing ebb and flow of migratory bird populations ensure that every season offers specialties that can’t be found at other times of year.
The current composition of rainwater is altering the ecology of our aquatic systems, helping some forms of life, and hurting others.
Rediscover Martha’s Vineyard in 2014, you might be surprised what you find.
They have been seen from Gay Head to Chappy and many spots in between.
Kinglets are tiny, a good inch shorter and half as heavy as our black-capped chickadees, and by all rights, they should freeze solid at the first taste of winter weather.
Experts regularly peruse new postings to verify the IDs, making the information on BugGuide almost as reliable as that in old-fashioned, fully edited, paper-based field guides.
“I hate the reliance of the shark tournament on expensive boats, expensive gear, and the climate-trashing combustion of vast quantities of fossil fuel.”