What's Inside for 2011

Cover: Eastern Screech Owl

January: Merlin

February: Carolina Wrens

March: Little Blue Heron

April: Common Grackle

May: Piping Plover

June: Red-bellied Woodpecker

July: Cedar Waxwing

August: Pectoral Sandpiper & Semipalmated Sandpiper

September: Snowy Egret &
Double-crested Cormorant

October: Black-throated Blue Warbler

November: Bufflehead

December: Eastern Screech Owl

Back Cover: All


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Twelve 4"x6" glossy photographs of birds from the Northeast of North America

June 2011, Red-bellied Woodpecker

June 2011: Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

Red-bellied Woodpeckers are on the move. In the last 10 years they've moved into northern New England and every year they seem to become more common and are being sighted farther North. Often they are misidentified as Red-headed Woodpeckers. This one's a male and here you can actually see the wash of red on his belly that gives the species its name.