HLFM Bird Database

By |2022-06-08T10:08:55-04:00May 14th, 2022|Natural History, News|

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

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2022 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island

By |2022-07-20T05:30:09-04:00May 10th, 2022|News|

2022 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island (There were a total of 119 different bird species observed as of June 30th of this year) The data are collected from a group of knowledgeable birders and updated on a monthly basis. ● indicates a reported sighting Baltimore

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HLFM 2021 Fall Hawk and Bird Watch with Maggie Jones

By |2021-10-11T16:47:56-04:00October 11th, 2021|News|

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

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2021 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island

By |2022-03-07T09:42:42-05:00June 8th, 2021|News|

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

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2020 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island

By |2020-10-30T09:27:36-04:00October 28th, 2020|Natural History, News|

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

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Beaks, Feet & Feathers

By |2020-07-29T12:32:15-04:00August 5th, 2020||

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, advance registration required. To sign up for children’s programs, please e-mail

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Osprey Fledglings Report 2020

By |2020-07-29T18:01:03-04:00July 29th, 2020|Natural History, Nature Notes, News|

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

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022

Dr. Ralph Hoch leading the 1978 Memorial Day parade from a red MG driven by Eddie White. Photo by Charlie Morgan.

YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY

The main show chronicles many aspects of the Island’s year-round community with a focus on work, school activities, recreation, and annual events that help bring the Island together.

NOW ON DISPLAY AT THE MUSEUM

This year’s Annual Exhibition will open virtually on this website later this summer.

WINTER VIRTUAL EXHIBIT

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