Popham Beach at Dusk

With Ingrid hosting her annual 4th grade open house, I took a drive down to Popham Beach to do a little birding at dusk.  I watched a flock of Semipalmated Sandpipers and Plovers perform high speed maneuvers for about 5 minutes. Photographing it was pure luck. Lots of birds in the air . . . but…

St. Petersburg, Florida

I’m down in St. Petersburg, Florida on business and had a little time free in the late afternoon. Braving the 92 degree sun I walked five minutes from the hotel to nearby Mirror Lake.  In  45 minutes I got seven first of year birds including two lifers (Wood Stork and Nanday Parakeet). The Nanday was…

Heron Convention

Ingrid recommended a new birding spot this morning, Ferry Beach in Scarborough, Maine. In the distance I saw the biggest congregation of Herons I have ever seen . . . dozens of Snowy Egrets; a bunch of Great Egrets; a handful of Great Blue Herons; and even a Little Blue Heron. Unfortunately the convention was a…

Fish Crow

I had read some posts about a colony of Fish Crows at the Windham Mall . . . a town thirty miles inland from Portland. On Labor Day afternoon I braved 90 degree weather and tourist traffic to add this unusual bird to our life list. Drove in behind the Bank of America branch (as…

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