Public Radio Gets with the Gulls

Listen to me proselytize about the audacity of gulls on Vermont Public Radio.

By | January 19th, 2018|Birds, Birdwatching|0 Comments

“Thunder Beasts” and “Swamp Donkeys” – Friday Night in Montpelier

North Branch Nature Center, here in Montpelier, kicks off its Naturalist Journeys lecture series tonight at 7PM with bison, moose, wolves and bears.

By | January 12th, 2018|Being Outside, Vertebrates|0 Comments

An Arctic Adventure Among Gulls

From origins somewhere in the Arctic, not too far from the North Pole, a young Glaucous Gull made an incredible journey to a compost pile here in Vermont last year. And it might have just returned for a second winter visit.

By | December 23rd, 2017|Birds, Birdwatching, Getting Gulls|7 Comments

Bird Wars

I advise caution if you were to encounter this species: Kylo Wren (Thryomanes kyloii).

By | December 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|8 Comments

Birds and Celebrations

A Baltimore Oriole in Duxbury and fine photography (and other celebrations) in Cabot.

By | December 15th, 2017|Birds, Photography|4 Comments

Vermont Dragonfly and Damselfly Atlas – Season Summary: 10,000 Odes and Growing

Highlights from Vermont's year in dragonflies.

By | December 13th, 2017|Dragonflies, Insects|1 Comment

Snowy Satisfaction

A Snowy Owl struck some nice poses for me in Randolph, Vermont, on Monday.

By | December 5th, 2017|Birds, Birdwatching, Photography|15 Comments

Your Best Field Guides Aren’t Apps

What's true for movies is true for nature apps: the book is better. If you really want to learn nature, anything from bogs to bumblebees, get an actual book. Here's my buyer's guide.

Getting Gulls – My Presentation in Montpelier on December 21

You want elegance on the wing? Audacity on the beach? You gotta get with gulls. I hope to see you for this presentation in Montpelier on Thursday, December 21.

By | November 29th, 2017|Birds, Birdwatching|3 Comments

Light and Tides

An adventure in birds (no turkeys) from the Maine coast.

By | November 23rd, 2017|Birds, Birdwatching|11 Comments
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