February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Nature

A Snowy Returns

This impressive juvenile snowy owl was sighted recently along the southern shoreline and in the eastern field of Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, dining on a ring-billed gull. Due to its light markings it is believed to be a male. More...

Rare Painted Bunting Sighting

In recent days, Jim Sweeney, a highly experienced local birdwatcher, sighted a female painted bunting on the Aquidneck Land Trust property at the south end of Anthony Road in Portsmouth. More...