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12/08/19 3:00pm

DON BINDLER PHOTOS The harlequin duck is back.

Our friend Don Bindler snapped the beautiful phot0s above and below, writing to us : “The rare harlequin duck that spent last winter in West Neck Bay appears to have returned. Only the second one recorded on Shelter Island, this adult drake harlequin is once again resident in the company of surf scoters — large sea ducks — in West Neck Bay. It most likely is the same bird and, if last year’s pattern is repeated, can be expected to stay until next April.” (more…)

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11/01/19 5:45am


One of the most beloved annual rites of autumn stepped off from the Center Firehouse yesterday afternoon — The Shelter Island Halloween Parade.

Creativity and fun were the orders of the day and grownups and kids didn’t fail to make everyone attending the happy event smile, even on a bewitchingly cloudy and windy day.

Our Bev Walz was there to capture the Island’s celebration of the Eve of All Hallows. (more…)