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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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Star Island report — October 6, 2011

The recent remarkable fallout of southern migrants on the back of the consistent wet southerlies still persisted on Thursday, but mixed with a large influx of more traditional cold weather October migrants, yielding a great day on Star with some unusual juxtapositions (summer tanager and worm-eating warbler while lapland longspur flies overhead). I will have […]

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