There were 103 different species reported by observers in January and February. Of those, five were new and added to our overall list of historic sightings. That list now contains 257 species.
Tracking Avian Activity on Fishers Island, Month by Month The Henry L. Ferguson Museum holds intermittent bird observation data for Fishers Island that date back to the 1920s, initially recorded by Alfred L. and Henry L. Ferguson, Sr. and later in the 1950s and 1960s by Museum Curator H. Lee Ferguson, Jr. The scope
2022 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island (There were 181 different species reported by observers this year. Of those, seven were new and added to our overall list of historic sightings. That list now contains 252 species.) The data are collected by a group of knowledgeable Fishers Islanders. eBird reports and Audubon Seasonal Bird
The HLFM annual Hawk Watch with Maggie Jones took place on October 2, 2021 with another perfect day for migrating hawks and songbirds (and a few butterflies, dragonflies and spring peepers). Maggie Jones' Hawk and Bird Watch 2021 Species Observation List 10/2/21 Merlin Kestrel Harrier
2021 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island (There were a total of 186 bird species observed over the calendar year) 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
2020 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island This year, as of October 27th, there have been 167 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
A pair from a drone with the remains of dinner. Photo by Todd McCormack Osprey Fledglings Report 2020 by Ken Edwards, Sr. We had 42 fledglings on 18 sites, a new high for Fishers Island. The past high was in 2018 with 34 on 17 sites. This year we had great