Outdoors

Big weather events that occur in March, April, May, and June are the worst for birds
Fortunately for chipmunks, the fall of 2016 was a record one for acorns, allowing them to cache plenty of food for winter. Jean Held

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Durell Godfrey
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Durell Godfrey

Life as we know it got going early

In recent years turkey vultures have been seen in Montauk, perhaps for the first time ever. Terry Sullivan

There is still a lot of food out there to be had in the fields and woods — the leftovers of fall
Amid a light rain, a flock of an estimated 1,000 red-winged blackbirds rose from a Wainscott field last week, a sure harbinger that spring is soon to come. Terry Sullivan
A Chinese goose has turned up at the Nature Trail in East Hampton Village. Terry Sullivan

There are lots of ways to produce energy, many of them without byproducts of noxious gases

We are slowing down a smidgeon with each passing year

The “domino theory.”

A hideous monument

Grus Canadensis
A sandhill crane, rarely seen in this area, has been spotted in Wainscott. Terry Sullivan