Category Archives: Birding

Bird Outing Report: Gartley Point, Feb. 11,2016

The fog lifted for us this morning, the ocean was calm, and the rain held off until we were ready to head home. 12 birders went to Gartley Point and Marine Drive in Royston where we saw 38 species of … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Kye Bay, Feb. 4, 2016

After a few days of wind and rain, 9 birders enjoyed a break at Kye Bay and Little River Ferry where we found 38 species. Highlights were the large numbers of waterbirds and eagles – perhaps anticipating the herring spawn. … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Union Bay, Jan. 28,2016

After a night of heavy rain, 13 birders enjoyed a sunny morning at the Union Bay coal hills where we found 32 species. Highlights included a pair of Barrow’s Goldeneye in nice light, several Red-throated Loons, and nine Killdeer on … Continue reading

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Trumpeter Swan Counts 2015/2016

Feb. 9, 2016: TRUS adults 631 Juv. 207 Total 838 Possibly a lot of swans not visible due to the fog. Feb. 2, 2016: TRUS adults 1050 Juv. 341 Total 1391 Jan. 26, 2016: TRUS adults 1207 Juv. 354 Total … Continue reading

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