Archives for December 2015

Book Club Begins in January

The inaugural meeting of the Nature, Environment and Conservation Book Club will be on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Plymouth. Meetings will be held each month on the second Monday at the same time. To sign up for the book club, scroll to the bottom of the page. After signing up, you will […]

Plymouth Christmas Bird Count Surprises

Each year, in lieu of hunting them for sport, thousands of Americans pursue birds with binoculars to identify and count them in support of the Christmas Bird Count or CBC, overseen by the National Audubon Society and now in its 116th year. A CBC count circle is 15 miles in diameter; the Plymouth circle, which I participated in, stretches from the […]

Lovely Day for Birding on Long Beach

What a day for birding on Long Beach! The temperature was close to 60 degrees and the sky overcast, providing excellent viewing conditions. We could clearly see the markings on these White-winged Scoters and other birds. (Photo above by Debbie Plume.) Our leader, Soheil Zendeh, pointed out colorful sea ducks, stately Great Blue Herons, a soaring Northern […]