Songs from the Thicket

May 20, 2016 Nahant Thicket Wildlife Sanctuary, Nahant The sun is just rising out of the sea and lighting up the tops of Boston’s skyscrapers as I drive over the causeway to Nahant.  It is 5 am. Nahant Thicket is the smallest of the Mass Audubon sanctuaries at only 4 acres.  A walk … Continue reading

A Nest of Possibilities

This is from a series of posts by MABA resident artist Barry Van Dusen Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary, Falmouth  on May 26, 2015 (part 1) Drawing birds, as opposed to “birding” or photographing them, entails observing and studying individual birds for relatively long periods of … Continue reading