Family Program See live hawks and owls, as you learn more about raptor’s important role in the ecosystem and discover which ones you might be able to see near your house. DPNC family program for ages 5 & up. Wednesday, August 19, 2020. 2 to 2:40 p.m. Virtual Program.
Family Program Explore the amazing adaptations of birds! Meet a live bird and learn how to identify the birds you may see in your backyard. DPNC family program for ages 5 & up. Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Time: 2 to 2:40 p.m. Virtual Program.
Birds of Fishers Island, New York (Occurrences, Habitats and Check List) by Shep Krech and Edwin Horning, 1975 Download PDF Ed Horning with rescued Barred Owl, February 1999. Museum Collection. Ed Horning birdwatching with his son, Ed Horning Jr. on South Beach, Fishers Island, N.Y., circa 1982.
2020 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island This year, as of May 1st, there have been 99 different species reported. The data are collected from a group of knowledgeable birders and updated on a monthly basis. ● indicates a reported sighting Two oyster catchers flying in
Spring is time for the Woodcock Mating Ritual. This male is wooing the woodcock ladies and will, if all turns out well, later engage in a spectacular “sky dance” with one of them. This video was captured by Claudia Desimone April 4th, 2020, 1:50 pm, on dirt road between Chippy’s house and East End Main
This list of migratory and year-round bird species was compiled from data provided by our island bird watchers, led by Ken Edwards, and from seasonal bird counts conducted by the Fishers Island Conservancy and the Audubon Society.
Excerpted from: Birds, Plants & Fish of Fort H.G. Wright by the late Edwin Horning . Silver Eel Cove: Island climate; plants, animals, and folks around the docks Docks on Silver Eel Cove with Pump House in background, circa 2001. “Silver Eel Cove” (where the Fishers Island ferries dock) was a pond before
Nature Notes Excerpted from “Rocks, Plants, Birds and People of Fishers Island”  by the late Edwin Horning Eastern Screech Owl Birds No Longer Nesting or Decreasing Barn Owl: This owl once nested in the old ice house on the shore of Middle Farm Pond. The last time that it nested there was
by Beth Jepsen Charlie’s trip south to Colombia last fall (right) and his looped return north (left). Charlie Tracking Charlie spent his winter around lakes in the northwestern Bolivar region of Colombia. On March 18 he began his migration north by heading south to Cordoba, Colombia, before turning west and then northwest up