5Jun 2015

GREAT EGRET

The Great Egret is a tall white heron with a graceful neck, long black legs and feet. It also has a long pointed yellow bill and yellow eyes. The Gr […]

8May 2015

SNOWY EGRET

Snowy Egrets begin to arrive in Falmouth in early April.  They can be seen foraging for food in the shallow waters of marshes and ponds close to their […]

1May 2015

RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD

The Red-winged Blackbird is a smaller blackbird with an all black body and a yellow edged red shoulder patch.  It is a common summer resident in Falmo […]

17Apr 2015

OSPREYS

The Ospreys have returned in full force all over Falmouth.  Each year, around the end of March to early April, the local breeding Ospreys return, with […]

3Oct 2014

GREAT EGRET

Local marshes have been busy with all kinds of wading birds that are gathering and staging prior to winter migration down south.  Among the most beaut […]

26Sep 2014

GREEN HERON

The Green Heron is a small, solitary, and secretive bird of dense thicketed wetlands.  It is mostly found in inland wetlands and coastal marshes.  The […]