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Observe the Chimney Swift which is one of our most aerial birds. In flight, it dines on flies, termites, flying ants, beetles, bees, moths and wasps. This on the wing specialist, drinks, collects nesting material and likely copulates in mid-air. It nests in house chimneys...

Observe the Chimney Swift which is one of our most aerial birds. In flight, it dines on flies, termites, flying ants, beetles, bees, moths and wasps. This on the wing specialist, drinks, collects nesting material and likely copulates in mid-air. It nests in house chimneys...

Observe the wintering grebes along our seacoast. Their legs are located far back on their bodies, an adaptation for diving. Grebes are able to feed at 80 feet below the water's surface. Watch these divers!...

Date: Saturday, February 10th Time: 8:00 am–4:45 pm Location: UMass/Boston The theme of the event is Highlands and Islands of New England: A Bird's-Eye-View. The meeting will feature the ecology of these two habitat types and their significance to both birds and birders. The powerful speaker lineup will...

Fall migration is well underway!  Recently, at Salisbury Beach State Reservation, skeins of Double-crested Cormorants filled the overcast sky.  Their loose flocks looked like calligraphy.  Common & Red-throated Loons are on the wing. Horned Larks are foraging in the wrack line and on grassy strips....