Joan Carson

BIRD WATCH: There’s something special about cedar waxwings

Their whispering, attire and nonstop conversations are fonts of mystery.

BIRD WATCH: ‘Walking the edge’ produces prime pickings in late summer

Late August to September are the best times to get up and get out.

BIRD WATCH: Catch the action along the coast for prime-time viewing

Low tides make for perfect bird-watching conditions, especially as gulls congregate.

JOAN CARSON: Barred owls’ appearance evidence of expansion

HALLOWEEN IS STILL three months away, but the owls are out and about.