Atlantic Puffins

Summer is short in Maine, and thus very sweet. We savor every moment, and sometimes those moments are particularly magical. This evening was one of those moments. Once a year, Maine Audubon partners with Hardy Boat Cruises in New Harbor and runs a trip to Eastern Egg Rock where Project Puffin has worked diligently since…

Pileated Woodpecker

Went out this morning to bird a “swamp” by a nearby town.  Unfortunately the mosquitoes were as bad as I’ve ever experienced.  After a couple of minutes I raced back to the car, grabbed my trusty can of Deep Woods Off and covered myself with it. While there were some birds high in the trees,…

A Day at the Feeder

A few weeks ago, Ingrid and I invested in a Birdcam, in hopes we’d catch a few rare birds on our platform feeder that we might miss while doing mundane tasks like earning a living, yard word and laundry.  We have a platform feeder on the third floor of our house outside our bedroom window and…

Cedar Waxwing

Today we had the annual “cemetery meeting”, where my family discusses the up keep of a community cemetery in my mom’s hometown.  Of course on the way home we stopped at a few of our favorite spots  . . . a pasture on the family farm and pond in Dresden.  While we saw no new…

Chestnut-sided Warbler

The Chestnut-sided Warbler was seen at nearby Green Point WMA, a top birding spot in nearby Dresden, Maine.  Sadly this is the first time we’ve been there because I’ve never been able to find the parking lot (yes folks, I write GPS enabled Apps . . . but can’t figure out how to use Apple…

Baltimore and Orchard Orioles

With spring migration in high gear we headed to Capisic Park in Portland, Maine hoping to add to out year list. Unfortunately, we were having an unseasonable heat wave (97 degrees) and the warblers that were so prevalent in the morning, were hunkering down until the weather cooled. Still we saw a Baltimore and Orchard…

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