Monthly Archives: May 2018

The rare, the weird, and the quirky!

Bird migration monitoring at Cabot Head has a long and colorful history. Starting in 2002, we can dig into 17 years of data to explore and try to explain the phenomenon of bird migration in our little region of the

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A constant stream of new arrivals

The last six days (May 4 to 9) have brought Spring sharply into focus with a constant stream of new species arriving almost daily. Even though inclement weather (heavy rain or strong winds) precluded banding in three of these days,

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Season of extremes!

The last ten days or so have been a study in contrast, with wild swings in the weather and correlated bird movements. Spring is always a season of change; with extreme fluctuations, blowing hot one day and blowing cold the

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