WORDS ON BIRDS 2011

Steve's article can also be read in the Newburyport News on Saturdays.


December 2011

12/31 Rarities and Late Birds Highlight Christmas Bird Count
12/24 Newburyport Christmas Bird Count is Monday
12/10 Birding on a Rainy Morning Has Rewards
12/03 Many Gift Choices Available for Bird Enthusiasts

 November 2011

11/26 Late Fall Bird Feeding Can Bring Surprises
11/19 Wintering Birds Are Arriving
11/05 Weather Brings Common Birds to Feeders and Rare Birds to Area

 October 2011

10/29 "Hunting" Ducks With Binoculars
10/22 Prepare Your Yard Now for Wintering Birds
10/15 Pursuit of Unusual Birds Delight Birders
10/08 Peregrine Falcons Terrorize Shorebirds
10/01 Western Specialties Highlight S. California Trip

 September 2011

09/24 Sparrows Arriving to Fields and Feeders
09/17 More Notes on Early September Birds
09/10 Rare Birds Still Being Found in Stormís Aftermath
09/03 Hurricane Brings Rare Birds to New England

August 2011

08/27 Swallows Dazzle Visitors on Plum Island
08/20 Shorebirds and Terns Gather on Plum Island
08/13 Birders look for Terns, Shorebirds and Passerines
08/06 Swallows Are Gathering For Their Journey South

July 2011

07/30 Backyard Birds Still Active in Warm Weather
07/23 Mammals and Fish Highlight Boat Trips
07/16 Rare Birds Are Objects of Pursuit
07/09 Little Egret is a Big Attraction
07/02 Birds, Fish and Mammals Highlight Offshore Trips

June 2011

06/25 An Extraordinary Summer Morning on Plum Island
06/18 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Dad
06/11 Water Helps Attract More Birds
06/04 Colorful Descriptions for Common Birds

May 2011

05/28 Late Migrants Sought After As May Ends
05/21 An Island of Mist and Birds
05/14 Warblers Can Be the Hook to Birding
05/07 Rare Dove Appears at Our Feeders

April 2011

04/30 Warmer Weather Brings More Migrants to the Area
04/23 Hummingbirds Join the Parade of Spring Arrivals
04/16 Retirement Provides Freedom to Watch Birds
04/09 Birds Need Water as Weather Becomes Warmer
04/02 Bluebirds Are Getting Ready to Nest

March 2011

03/26 Habitat Destroyed in Salisbury
03/19 Owls and Songbirds Already On Nests
03/12 Time to Ready Nest Boxes for Spring

February 2011

02/26 Keeping Feeders Filled Help Birdsí Survival
02/19 First Blackbirds Signal Start of Spring Migration
02/12 Eagles Steal the Show at Todayís Festival
02/05 Area Birding Activities for the Whole Family

January 2011

01/22 Winter Weather Brings Unusual Birds to Backyards
01/15 Birds Struggle To Survive Snow Storms
01/08 Year Bird Lists Can Be Exciting
01/01 Area Christmas Bird Counts Reveal Many Highlights

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