wind was howling (again), but this Snowy Owl was hunkered down in shelter
wind was howling, and the seas were wild, but anytime you see
a Dovkie, it's
pretty special (12/18/2000)
photos, but a Gyrfalcon at Parker River Natl. Wildlife
Refuge on 12/3/2000 was nice to see
Kingbird in Hingham, MA!
- A female Mountain Bluebird is
a wicked cool Mass. bird!
- A Black-throated Gray Warbler is a pretty good
bird for Massachusetts!
- Well, they're
feeder birds, but these days, any Northern
Bobwhite is a pretty decent find, let alone 10!
Sandpipers, American Golden Plover and Whimbrel - a nice day at Plum
- Tree Swallows
are a big fall feature at Plum Island, but the vultures
- On 8/26-27/2000,
I went on an overnight pelagic with other New England birders.
This trip, Canyons
2000, was a run to the continental shelf, looking for offshore
species. The highlight was 3 juvenile Long-tailed Jaegers.
- Male American
Avocet at Plum Island, MA (8/16/2000)
- Eclipse male
Garganey at Plum Island, MA (8/8/2000)
- My California
Trip was plenty cool (7/16-31/2000)
- More Yellow-crowned
Night-Herons, this time in Nauset Marsh, Eastham, MA (7/14/2000)
- Okay, they're
not birds but thousands of Baltimore
butterflies are nothing to sneer at (Hingham, MA, 7/2/2000).
- A double Wilson's
Day on 6/24/00 with Wilson's Storm-Petrel
on Stellwagen Bank, and a Wilson's Phalarope
(female) at PRNWR, Newbury, MA
at Allen's Pond MAS in S. Dartmouth, MA 6/3/00
in Mattapoisett, MA 5/29/00
- Reeve in Rowley, MA 5/6/00
in Tyngsboro, MA 4/20/00
- Drake Eurasian Wigeon at Joppa Flats MAS, Newburyport,
Royalston, MA, 2/21/00
at Dunback Meadow, Lexington, MA 2/20/00
in East Orleans, MA on 2/13/00
and American Kestrel
in Fairhaven, MA on 2/5/00
- The white-winged gull examined, and reexamined!
- Not one but
three Sandhill Cranes
in Mattapoisett, MA on 1/17/00; revisited on 1/22/00 and 2/5/00
in Winthrop, MA on 1/12/00
- Yet another
weird goose in Taunton,
MA on 1/2/00
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