A mid-afternoon trip to two of my favorite mid-coast Maine birding spots . . . yielded lots of birds.
Yearly Archives: 2018
Each fall, we see lots of Greater (and Lesser) Yellowlegs migrating through. The first travel will appear in mid August and we’re still seeing them in October. But like a lot of shorebirds, they don’t seem to dawdle in during their north bound spring migration . . . we might see one or two most […]
You can feel them coming . . . birds are moving north. Our friends in High Island, Texas reported 23 different warblers yesterday. Further north the mid-Atlantic hummingbird feeders are mobbed by Ruby-throated Hummers. But in Maine, we are just feeling the tip of the spear with early arrivers like Palm and Pine Warblers; a […]
This evening after work, Ingrid and I rushed over to Penny Lake in nearby Boothbay Harbor . . . a place where we’ve had great success during spring migrations. Its still only April 24 so its early to see a lot of warblers . . . a bit like putting up the Christmas Tree before […]
With my replaced knee healing and the birds migrating through . . . I am anxious to get out in the field as much as possible. In the unfortunate timing department, Ingrid’s daughter and her boyfriend visited this weekend and for some strange reason Ingrid didn’t think they’d enjoy plodding through cold wet marshes […]
It still doesn’t feel much like spring in Maine . . . overcast, windy and cold . . . but the birds of spring continue to arrive. This morning I heard the musical chime like sound of a Hermit Thrush in the yard. I looked around for a bit and found him posing on a […]
On the way back from a short afternoon meeting in a nearby town, Ingrid and I stopped at the Buffalo Ranch in Bath, Maine for a little birding. The Buffalo Ranch used to . . . you guessed it . . . have dozens of buffalo roaming through it’s meadows. Several years ago, the […]