Observed On the Property

We often record bird sightings at the Museum.

Some records are informal, like our notes at the Viewing Window (see below for recent birding entries from our blog).

Some records are for monitoring purposes and we record those in eBird, one of many citizen science projects. That’s where records from our monthly bird monitoring walks, the Early Birder walks, Nestwatch and Great Backyard Bird Count, or when something particularly unusual gets reported.

We also participate additional not-just-birds citizen science projects.

Bird Blog

Below you will find recent blog posts categorized “birding”. The full blog is here, and of course we invite you to attend a walk or several.

Through the Window: March 2022

March usually see us getting excited about what’s left to do before our drop-in season (May – October) and which migrants are passing by on their way further north (looking at you Fox Sparrow. Also mud. Sherman Hollow Road at the end of March this year was …. remarkable. Yet passable, unlike some other roads …

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Through the Window: February 2022

Is February midwinter? A month of  goldfinches turning? Time for signs of spring? The start of sugaring season? Snow Moon? Something else?  All this and more… Birds of Midwinter (more or less)

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Through the Window: January 2022

We like to hunker down in January a bit, watching the birds from the relative quiet of our offices. However, it’s possible we get distracted from writing reports and making new library displays and planning the next art show and saying thanks to members and donors and finding out about bird codes and… What we …

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Through the Window: December 2021

December has those short days, but there is still time to see birds. You can go outside, or sit at a window, or peek around a tree…

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