Wildlife Watch

Wildlife Watch is a series of monthly stories by Honorary Director Marian Harman. Marian has been writing these since 1990! We’re delighted to feature her new stories here to share with you!

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – December 2022

January 6, 2023

Happy New Year! At this time of year, I like to review your wildlife reports from the past year. It has been a very different year in many ways. For

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – November 2022

December 6, 2022

The winter of 2022 is predicted to be an irruption year for grosbeaks, winter finches and red-breasted nuthatches. Lucky us! An irruption of birds occurs in winters when the cone

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – October 2022

November 6, 2022

Fall in New England! Just the sound of that phrase brings visions of New England’s most glorious days. I feel very lucky to be living in this lovely town at

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – September 2022

October 8, 2022

The feeling of fall is definitely in the air. Its a lovely time of year, with colorful red maples changing into brilliant red and orange costumes, mushrooms popping up, and

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – August 2022

September 10, 2022

September is an exciting month for birders; its hawk migration time.  Broad-winged hawks head south to Central and South America between September 1 and September 30. None of these hawks

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – July 2022

August 5, 2022

Heat waves! Westford is experiencing a heat waves this summer, and so is much of the country, Europe, and other parts of the world. Some of us are fortunate in

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