Spring Nature Sightings - 27 East


Spring Nature Sightings

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An effort to use volunteers to count alewifes in local streams is underway.

An effort to use volunteers to count alewifes in local streams is underway.


South Fork Outdoors

  • Publication: Southampton Press
  • Published on: Apr 6, 2020
  • Columnist: Mike Bottini
A number of folks witnessed one of nature’s great feeding frenzies over the past two weeks: flocks of hundreds of Northern gannets dropping like torpedoes from the air, into a... more

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