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Nature Observations

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The Stately Snowy Jan 16, 18 1:23 PM

Perched atop a “Do Not Enter” sign post, face into the cold, north wind, the stunning, elegant creature turned... more

Trailing The Red Fox Jan 8, 18 3:30 PM

Two full nights had passed since Thursday’s foot or so snowfall, providing ample time for our native nocturnal creatures... more

New Year's 2018 Wish List Jan 3, 18 10:34 AM

This is a time of year for taking stock of the year that passed and planning for the new year that lies ahead. Here are some... more

Trailing The Elusive Otter Dec 19, 17 9:18 AM

On Sunday I decided to visit a relatively new otter “site” (documented in the fall of 2015) in East Hampton to... more

Adapting To The Cold Dec 12, 17 2:17 PM

In recent columns I discussed some of the strategies employed by our local fauna—insects, reptiles, amphibians, fish,... more

Adapting To Winter Dec 5, 17 9:37 AM

In a previous column, I discussed two general strategies employed by our native wildlife to deal with the stresses of the... more

The Tick and Bobwhite, Opossum and Barberry Connections Nov 27, 17 10:34 AM

A covey of a dozen bobwhite quail were reported by Liz Joyce on her property near The Bridge Golf Club, Noyac, in mid-November.... more

Giving Thanks Nov 20, 17 9:25 AM

In the spirit of celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday, I thought that I would look back on the year and note some of the... more

Getting Ready For Winter: The Migrators And Hibernators Nov 14, 17 9:33 AM

Last week’s abrupt change in weather had many of us scrambling to drain garden hoses and outdoor showers, store outdoor... more

Nature In November Nov 6, 17 3:46 PM

This past October gave us some beautiful summer-like weather, but ended on a more typical autumn note as the temperature... more
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