August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Nature

The Story of the Hummingbird

Hummingbirds are the smallest of birds, with the smallest of eggs. They are the only birds capable of flying backwards, and their wings beat faster than any other bird at up to 30 beats per second! More...

Nesting and Migration Notes

Piping plover nesting and chick-rearing season has ended with positive results for the three pairs which nested at Sachuest and Third beaches. More...

Surprise Avian Visitor Delights Birders

A rare and transient pelagic shorebird, a red-necked phalarope, took up temporary residence in the waters of Brenton Point recently. First observed in the early dawn hours of Thursday, Aug. More...

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