Bird Observer: The Birding Journal for New England

Bird Observer

The Birding Journal for New England

December 2015

Vol. 43, No. 6

Bird Sightings: July/August 2015

Seth Kellogg, Marjorie W. Rines, and Robert H. Stymeist

July temperatures were average, but precipitation was below average. The first 90˚ reading occurred unusually late on July 19, and the high of 92˚ was reached on July 20 and again on July 29. The low was 59˚ on July 16, and the high that day was just 68˚, 14˚ below average. Rainfall totaled 2.09 inches in Boston, 1.34 inches below normal, the most falling on July 9–10 with 1.27 inches.

Northern Gannet by Sandy Selesky

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Waterfowl through Alcids

Cuckoos through Finches