Monthly Archives: May 2019

Sad, sad, sad!

For the first Spring in all my 14 Springs here at Cabot Head, I am sad, very sad: I will not see a Golden Eagle this Spring. I know that it is not quite the end of season, with 10

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Rare visitors at Cabot Head!

This past week, we were delighted to host two very rare visitors. Their visit was brief but enjoyed by everyone at Cabot Head. Often, these guests are shy and not very prone to showing off, making the encounter particularly fortuitous. 

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A Spring of many storms!

As we’re probably all grumbling about to one degree or another, the Spring of 2019 is cold, wet, and, to put it mildly, unstable! No prolonged periods of fair weather for us or the birds so far this year! The

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Watch out: it’s a fall-out!! (of the bird kind)

After a long wait, the weather finally improved on May 4 for a few days, and the birds, they were a-coming! As the cliche goes, the dam has broken and birds were taking advantage of the good conditions to flood

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Addendum – A note on long-distance migrants.

On this Friday afternoon, May 3rd, the sun has finally returned after more days of rain and grey clouds. Alas, the Black-throated Green Warbler and other long-distance migrants have not yet appeared at Cabot Head. It has been a very

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