Category Archives: MA Birding

Whitewater Draw

One of the amazing sites, and sights, of birding Southern Arizona is Whitewater Draw, the winter home of thousands of Sandhill Cranes. I’ll just let these pictures tell you of our visit. We were enthralled by the way the cranes … Continue reading

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Some MA Birding

Penny and I took took a road trip yesterday down to Merrimac to see Jen and her gang – and to do a little birding. Things are several weeks ahead down here and being further south, we hear Tufted Titmice, … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects

Down in Massachusetts for a few days visit, I decided to take Penny birding yesterday morning at one of my favorite spots, Salisbury Beach State Reservation. If you get there early, even on a weekend, there are few people around. … Continue reading

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Paddling Lake Attitash

After four days of rain showers with some thunderstorms, we finally are getting a day or two of muggy but cloudy weather. Yesterday morning, I asked our grandson Mac if he wanted to paddle for a bit and when Mary … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Bird Festival

CAPE COD BIRD FESTIVAL September 18 – 20, 2015    Hyannis, Massachusetts   Guest speakers are: Field Guide author Richard Crossley and Miyoko Chu, author of SONGBIRD JOURNEY, a compelling tale on the miracles of bird migration.  Join us for the third annual Cape Cod … Continue reading

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A Couple of Nice Saturday Morning Birds

We are in Merrimac, MA for a while and enjoyed a wonderful Christmas. This morning, I took the dog and went looking for birds for a few hours on a brisk, but sunny Saturday morning. One of my favorite places to … Continue reading

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This Year’s Harbor Seal Fix

We are in Massachusetts for Thanksgiving, arriving here before the Nor’Easter, and settling in for a snowy day or two.  We are just inside the snow line and will likely get 3-6 inches of heavy wet snow. This morning, I … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Birds

We took the Airstream to Massachusetts to see Jennifer and her family and do some birding in one on my favorite counties. Essex County is so geographically diverse and filled with good birds and some amazing birders. (I don’t count myself in that … Continue reading

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Leg 1 — North Middlesex to Merrimac, MA

After a burst of snow Wednesday night making our driveway interesting to negotiate, I checked weather forecasts and went ahead with my plan to move the Airstream to MA where we can launch after Christmas.  It was a blustery chilly … Continue reading

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Some Winter Birds

I took a trip over to Cherry Hill Reservoir a few days ago, braving a strong west wind, and got a good bracing workout for myself and the dog.  We also saw some nice birds.  Hundreds of Ruddy Ducks are … Continue reading

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