29 May 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Archive for July, 2016

Catbird with Caterpillar

Sunday, July 31st, 2016
Gray Catbird, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockoprt, Maine, 31 July 2016.

Gray Catbird.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 7:45 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. American Crow*
2. Chipping Sparrow**
3. Eastern Towhee
4. American Robin
5. Red-eyed Vireo**
6. American Goldfinch
7. Northern Cardinal**
8. Veery
9. Mourning Dove*
10. Eastern Flicker (v)
11. Alder Flycatcher (v)
12. Blue Jay (v)
13. Gray Catbird**
14. White-throated Sparrow
15. Common Yellowthroat
16. Song Sparrow**
17. Cedar Waxwing
18. Herring Gull*
19. Field Sparrow (v)
20. Eastern Phoebe
21. Purple Finch
22. Tufted Titmouse (v)
23. Downy Woodpecker
24. Black-capped Chickadee (v)

Elsewhere

25. Great Blue Heron
26. White-breasted Nuthatch

v = Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voice only elsewhere

 

Fledgling Waxwings

Saturday, July 30th, 2016
Cedar Waxwing fledgling, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 30 July 2016.

Cedar Waxwing fledgling.

 

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

Parent of fledgling, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 30 July 2016.

Parent of fledgling.

1. Eastern Towhee**
2. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
3. Veery
4. American Goldfinch**
5. Chipping Sparrow**
6. Song Sparrow
7. Downy Woodpecker (v)
8. Common Yellowthroat** (v)
9. Gray Catbird
10. American Robin (v)
11. Cedar Waxwing**
12. Alder Flycatcher (v)
13. Field Sparrow (v)
14. Mourning Dove** (v)
15. Eastern Phoebe
16. American Crow*
17. Savannah Sparrow
18. Hermit Thrush (v)
19. Northern Cardinal** (v)
20. Northern Flicker (v)

Elsewhere

21. Herring Gull

v = Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voice only elsewhere

 

Miscellaneous Birds

Friday, July 29th, 2016
Chestnut-sided Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 July 2016.

Chestnut-sided Warbler.

Today I spent a long time tracking a Scarlet Tanager. Never did see the bird, but I got near enough to enjoy the subtleties of its bright, matter-of-fact song.

Cedar Waxwing, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 July 2016.

Cedar Waxwing.

Beech Hill List

Beginning at 4 p.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Eastern Towhee**
2. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
3. American Goldfinch
4. Red-eyed Vireo** (v)
5. Chipping Sparrow** (v)
6. Blue Jay (v)
7. Alder Flycatcher
8. Chestnut-sided Warbler
9. Song Sparrow**
10. Cedar Waxwing
11. Common Yellowthroat (v)
12. Gray Catbird**
13. Field Sparrow (v)
14. Eastern Phoebe
15. Scarlet Tanager (v)
16. American Crow* (v)
17. Tufted Titmouse
18. Hermit Thrush (v)
19. Savannah Sparrow
20. Purple Finch
21. Broad-winged Hawk (v)

Elsewhere

22. Northern Cardinal (v)
23. Herring Gull
24. House Sparrow
25. Pileated Woodpecker
26. Rock Pigeon

v = Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voice only elsewhere

 

 
Bird Report is an intermittent record of what's outside my window in Rockport, Maine, USA (44°08'N latitude, 69°06'W longitude), and vicinity. —Brian Willson



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