March 23 ~ After a night in New Jersey, Edwin continued his spring migration north and headed towards New York. He crossed the Hudson River in Manhattan around noon, and passed though Queens and Huntington, then turned north across Long Island Sound. In the early afternoon, Edwin reach Bridgeport Connecticut and followed the shoreline waterways […]
March 20-21 ~ After previously reaching Virginia on March 18, Edwin remained in the state and continued to visit southern waterways including Lazaretto Creek, before heading to the Richmond area on March 21. He spent his list night in the state along Swift Creek Reservoir. March 22 ~ Early in the morning Edwin resumed his […]
Dec 13 ~ Charlie reached the southeastern area of Bahoruco province, in the Dominican Republic and remained for the night. Dec 14-15 ~ On his second day in the Dominican Republic, Charlie headed west to Lake Enriguilllo (a hypersaline lake, and the largest lake in the Caribbean). He then headed east to the center […]
Sept 5 (Migration Day 21) ~ From the latest data transmission, we learned that Edwin had traveled further east on September 4th into the region of Portuguesa, Venezuela. He had reached the Guanare River along the Cordillera De Mérida Mountains. On September 5th, he resumed his migration and by mid-day had reached the Boconó River in […]
The Board of Trustees of Fishers Island’s H.L. Ferguson Museum announced on December 23 that Elizabeth McCance has been unanimously elected as the President of the Museum, effective immediately. She graciously accepted her new position.
At the close of 2014, Charlie was still at Maria la Baja (a town in Bolívar Department in northern Colombia), where he migrated to from Fishers Island in the fall – and had reached on October 5. Most of his days are spent between Lake Maria la Baja and a smaller lake to the northwest in […]
9/1/14 – MIGRATION DAY 15: In the early morning, Edwin heads east across Lake Maracaibo and reaches Bachaquero, Venezuela around noon, but he then goes “dark”. We have not received any further transmissions and assume he may have gone out of cell range in the nearby Cordillera De Mérida Mountains. Hopefully, in the spring, we […]