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Fog and Swallows

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
Tree Swallow (male), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 31 May 2017.

Tree Swallow (male).

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8:45 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Chestnut-sided Warbler (v)
2. Eastern Towhee
3. Purple Finch (v)
4. Black-and-white Warbler
5. American Goldfinch (v)
6. American Robin* (v)
7. Common Yellowthroat** (v)
8. Yellow Warbler (v)
9. American Redstart
10. Red-eyed Vireo** (v)
11. Alder Flycatcher
12. Tree Swallow
13. Song Sparrow
14. Eastern Phoebe*
15. Tufted Titmouse (v)
16. Northern Cardinal* (v)
17. Field Sparrow (v)
18. American Crow*
19. Savannah Sparrow
20. Gray Catbird* (v)
21. Great Crested Flycatcher (v)
22. Hermit Thrush (v)
23. Ovenbird (v)
24. Pileated Woodpecker (drumming)
25. Common Raven (v)
26. Northern Flicker
27. Chipping Sparrow* (v)

Elsewhere

28. House Finch

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

 

Thrushes

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Hermit Thrush, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 30 May 2017.

Hermit Thrush.

Today on the hill, dog and I encountered three species of thrush. I heard two and saw two. One of the ones I heard sing was a Veery. I’m sure you can work out the rest.

Wood Thrush, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 30 May 2017.

Wood Thrush.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 9:30 a.m., I hiked all trails.

1. Great Crested Flycatcher (v)
2. Red-eyed Vireo
3. Ovenbird
4. Chestnut-sided Warbler
5. Yellow Warbler
6. Eastern Towhee
7. American Goldfinch (v)
8. Common Yellowthroat
9. Veery (v)
10. Wood Thrush
11. Alder Flycatcher (v)
12. American Crow*
13. Gray Catbird*
14. Song Sparrow
15. Tree Swallow
16. Eastern Phoebe*
17. Black-and-white Warbler (v)
18. Herring Gull*
19. Savannah Sparrow
20. Tufted Titmouse (v)
21. Northern Cardinal (v)
22. Cedar Waxwing (v)
23. Common Raven (v)
24. American Redstart (v)
25. Chipping Sparrow** (v)
26. Field Sparrow
27. Black-throated Green Warbler (v)
28. Scarlet Tanager (v)
29. Yellow-throated Vireo
30. Eastern Wood-pewee (v)
31. Hermit Thrush

Elsewhere

32. American Robin
33. Mourning Dove
34. House Finch (v)

v = Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voice only elsewhere
†First-of-year bird

 

Long Weekend at Monhegan

Monday, May 29th, 2017
Song Sparrow, Monhegan Island, Maine, Memorial day Weekend 2017.

Song Sparrow.

Philadelphia Vireo, Monhegan Island, Maine, Memorial day Weekend 2017.

Philadelphia Vireo.

Cattle Egret, Monhegan Island, Maine, Memorial Day Weekend 2017.

Cattle Egret.

Baltimore Oriole, Monhegan Island, Maine, Memorial Day Weekend 2017.

Baltimore Oriole.

Peregrine Falcon, Monhegan Island, Maine, Memorial Day Weekend 2017.

Peregrine Falcon.

Black-throated Green Warbler, Monhegan Island, Maine, Memorial Day Weekend 2017.

Black-throated Green Warbler.

 

Monhegan List
From midday Friday, 26 May 2016, to midday Monday, 29 May 2016, I hiked all over the island.
(Alphabetical list includes species seen from the ferry both to and from Monhegan.)

1. Alder Flycatcher (v)
2. American Black Duck
3. American Crow
4. American Goldfinch
5. American Redstart
6. American Robin
7. Atlantic Puffin
8. Baltimore Oriole
9. Belted Kingfisher
10. Black Guillemot
11. Black-and-white Warbler
12. Black-capped Chickadee
13. Black-throated Green Warbler
14. Blackburnian Warbler
15. Blackpoll Warbler
16. Blue Jay
17. Brown Thrasher (v)
18. Canada Goose
19. Cattle Egret
20. Cedar Waxwing
21. Chestnut-sided Warbler (v)
22. Common Eider
23. Common Grackle
24. common Loon
25. common Raven
26. Common Tern
27. Common Yellowthroat
28. Double-crested Cormorant
29. Eastern Kingbird
30. Eastern Wood-pewee
31. European Starling
32. Gray Catbird
33. Great Black-backed gull
34. Great Blue Heron
35. Green Heron
36. Hairy Woodpecker
37. Herring Gull
38. Laughing Gull
39. Magnolia Warbler
40. Mallard
41. Mourning Dove
42. Mourning Warbler
43. Northern Cardinal
44. Northern Gannet
45. Northern Mockingbird
46. Northern Parula
47. Orange-crowned Warbler
48. Peregrine Falcon
49. Philadelphia Vireo
50. Purple Finch
51. Red-breasted Nuthatch
52. Red-eyed Vireo
53. Red-winged Blackbird
54. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
55. Roseate Tern
56. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
57. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (v)
58. Scarlet Tanager (v)
59. Song Sparrow
60. Sora
61. Tree Swallow
62. White-breasted Nuthatch
63. White-eyed Vireo
64. Yellow Warbler

v = Voice only

Beech Hill List
On 29 May 2017, beginning at 2:30 p.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. American Goldfinch (v)
2. Chestnut-sided Warbler (v)
3. Eastern Towhee (v)
4. Song Sparrow (v)
5. American Crow
6. Tree Swallow
7. Turkey Vulture
8. Savannah Sparrow
9. Eastern Phoebe
10. Gray Catbird
11. Common Yellowthroat (v)
12. Northern Cardinal (v)

v = Voice only

 
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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