Lighthouse Point Migration Festival

Fall is the season I look forward to the most.   Bird migration is at its peak in terms of numbers and diversity and they aren’t the only cr…

Big Birding Weekend!

It’s May!  In the birding world that statement doesn’t need much clarification.  May is simply the best month of the year for birding.  Migr…

Invasion of the Western Birds

There’s another invasion underway, or at least an incursion.  There have been several western birds showing up in the Northeast in recent we…

Hawk Migration Festival: Sept. 23

The 2012 Hawk Migration Festival took place Sunday at Lighthouse Point, East Haven.   This area is the corridor where many hawks pass throug…

Birds on the move this weekend after all!

(Above, Brian Bradley’s Gyrfalcon “Dynamite” wows the crowd at a past Migration Festival) In my last migration outlook I was calling for a b…

Fall Migration Festivals

Fall is an exciting time for birding in Connecticut. From July onwards (Fall migration for shorebirds actually starts as early as late June)…

Photos: Flooding on 8/10/2012

With very heavy rain falling across the state, pictures are flooding in.  We’ll continue to add to the gallery as new pictures come in, so m…

Top 10 beaches in the US

You don’t need to have a passport to fly to some of the best beaches in the world.  Check out the top 10 beaches across the country.

April Fools’ Day Weather History

1786A heavy snowstorm in the Northeast dumped a foot of snow from New Jersey to New Hampshire. Five piers off the Charles Bridge were destro…

Are You Ready for the Next Big Catch?

So you and your buddies want to hit the high seas for the next big catch, eh? Well, you have a plethora of fishing charters to choose from a…