Bryan's Posts About Birds

Light and Tides

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

The “Snowy Owl Scoop” Takes Flight

I’ve just launch the Snowy Owl Scoop — all sorts of online resources for meeting your Snowy Owl needs this winter, including a sightings map.

Snowy Owls Arrive

As I had predicted, the Arctic came visiting this past weekend. Snowy Owls were discovered in Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts and elsewhere across the northern U.S.

Snowy Owl Alert

This cold front could bring more than snow to New England: be on the lookout for Snowy Owls.

Getting Goosed This Autumn

In the angled light and wide open spaces of the Champlain Valley this autumn, I suggest that you get goosed.

A Vireo Underwater

Here on Monhegan Island, off Maine’s midcoast, I noticed a Philadelphia Vireo this morning — underwater.

Drum Roll, Please

Trees speak many languages: their leaves whoosh in summer, their trunks creak in winter. At the onset of spring, however, trees become sounding boards for courtship. Before the thrushes and warblers and sparrows arrive to sing from branches and boughs, woodpeckers kick off the spring chorus with a drum roll.

April Clickbait

If nature blogs were as rhapsodic as BuzzFeed and other clickbait, they might read something like these.

The Arctic Comes Visiting

A Snowy Owl and Purple Sandpipers, among other blasts from the Arctic here at Schoodic Point in Maine’s Acadia National Park.

The Point of Schoodic Point

Warfare, birds, a sunset and news from Schoodic Point in Maine.

BirdNote: A Rumble of Geese

Feel the pulse of 10,000 wings in today’s episode of BirdNote — my account from dawn at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in the desert of New Mexico. I’m honored to have joined the team of writers at BirdNote, a syndicated adventure in sound and flight.

Getting Gulls: The Map

Go forth and get gulls. As a bonus feature of my Getting Gulls workshop in Essex, Vermont, on December 1, I’m developing a crowd-sourced map to prime gull-watching sites in New England. It’s your gateway to gulls.