Tag Archives: Northern Gannet

Star Island Birdwatching Trip Report — May 20, 2012

A full boat headed out to Star Island today (Sunday May 20th, 2012) with dim hopes of a repeat of last year’s epic fallout.  Though the clear weather, calm and occasionally southerly oriented winds have fueled migration of recent, the island was incredibly slow today, with only about 30 individual warblers of nine species (not […]

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Jeffrey’s Ledge Today — December 11, 2011

Five of us headed out to Jeffrey’s Ledge today December 11, 2011 (myself, Bruce Bartrug, Zeke Cornell, Scott Spangenberg, and Greg Tillman).  The weather was close to perfect for the date — beginning 2 foot seas dropping to 1 foot in the afternoon, clear skies and light wind. The target species were mostly represented (again […]

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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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