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Star Island — last trip of the year — October 27, 2011

I am running the final trip of what has been a terrific October experiment so far.  The final bird of the last trip, an apparent willow flycatcher, was a completely unexpected 100th bird for the island this October, and the latest NH record by almost a month.  This weekend offers, in addition to potential for unexpected fall rarities, […]

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Classic Fall Birding on Star Island

A few pictures from a classic day of fall birding on Star Island, October 16 2011, with Alan Bostick, Zeke Cornell, Paul Dionne, and Mik Oyler. Except for island caretakers, we had the place to ourselves. Within an hour of arriving, Mik Oyler had found a blue grosbeak.  Three individual wrens seen during the course of […]

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