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…

Warblers are Moving South

Ingrid and I were up at the crack of dawn for to look for migrating warblers.  Within a few minutes of arriving we were thrilled to see the trees filled with Cape May, Black-throated Green and Yellow Warblers, Common Yellowthroats and American Redstarts. On the way home we saw a beautiful American Bald Eagle.

Solitary Sandpiper

With temperatures hitting 90, Ingrid and I realized that we needed an air conditioner for the Condo Bedroom.   So I was up early to check Lowes, Home Depot and Walmat (all out of stock).  Naturally I had to do a little birding at Capisic Pond and got a first of the year Solitary Sandpiper.

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

At the break of dawn this morning went out to Butler Head to see it the Prothonotary Warbler was still around (it wasn’t) but its clear the warblers are beginning to move through. Saw Yellow-Rumps, Black-and-Whites, Yellow and a bunch of Common Yellowthroats. The highlight was a Rose-breasted Grosbeak (which looked enormous after scanning warblers…

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