Tag Archives: birds

Red Tail

This juvenile red tail hawk has been hanging around the farm, perching on the cedar posts that are part of our deer fencing. A very patient Paula V. got these great pics. Advertisements

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Goldfinch Flirtation

Wednesday the goldfinches were chasing each other all up and down the fences. They are quick little things. Thanks to staff volunteer, Paula V, for catching them with her camera and sending us this link to the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s … Continue reading

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Goslings

Every year a pair of Canadian geese nest at the farm. We’ve counted six babies this season! So cute!

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Proof of Spring

The winter quiet of the farm has been replaced by spring serenades. Peepers and killdeer have returned! Check out the sound recordings on the links. Here are killdeer in the field last week, apparently scouting for a nesting site. I … Continue reading

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Mid-May Farm News

Our crops are growing well, as are the gooslings (Canadian), baby killdeer chicks and the newly hatched robin’s eggs we recently found! Peas are up and thriving, carrots have germinated, lettuce, spinach, arugula, beets, bok choy and cabbages look terrific. … Continue reading

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Critters on the Farm: Killdeer Chicks

These killdeer eggs were laid in the middle of one of our farm fields. Mama and Papa Killdeer have been keeping close watch on them. Yesterday all four eggs hatched. Below are the four chicks.

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