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Connecticut River Valley Awesomeness

I was en route to the area today (May 20, 2011) when I got a call from Ken Klapper on site at the Townsends Warbler spot on River Road. He had a white-rumped sandpiper with about 30 least sandpipers, 4 semi-palmated plovers, and a few greater yellowlegs.  White-rumped sandpiper inland in New Hampshire is an […]

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forensic birding

Just heard back from Dan Hayward, project manager at Seavey Island tern colony off the coast of NH.  The band number (1322-09499) is from a string that was ordered after he ordered his last shipment (string ending with 1322-09000).  I would have been stunned if this bird had been ringed on the coast, as I expect […]

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Star Island Trips — May 2011

Two trips to Star Island this spring, May 14th, and May 22, 2011.  Depart the dock (Rye Harbor Marina) at 8am on 22nd and return to dock 2pm or earlier depending on birds.  Cost $60pp May 14, 2011 (includes van transportation to and from the Harris Center in Hancock), and $40pp May 22nd.  Cost for […]

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