Skimmers Plymouth Beach

The following is part of an article I wrote for Bird Observer published Volume 43, Number 1, February 2015.

Plymouth Long Beach historically has been one of Massachusetts’ largest Common Tern colonies along with nesting Least Terns plus many pairs of Piping Plovers and in recent years the numbers of Laughing Gulls has exploded. It is also an interesting crossroads of sorts for Arctic Terns and Black Skimmer. Plymouth Beach is the southern most location for nesting Arctic Terns and the northern most for Black Skimmer. (more…)

Bufflehead

Winter Ducks

For those of us that live in Massachusetts or New England winter really started on January 27. That was the first real heavy snow and for all of February and even into the first week of March is has been COLD and more snow then we know what to do with. This has put a real damper on photographing in some areas that in past winters I would have visited. With that in mind (more…)