24 April 2018 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Archive for November, 2017

A Warm Place

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Eastern Bluebirds, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 30 November 2017.

Eastern Bluebirds.

Came upon a little flock of bluebirds at Beech Hill this morning. They seemed to be looking for a warm place to huddle up when the snow begins to fly.

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

1. Black-capped Chickadee
2. American Goldfinch
3. Downy Woodpecker
4. Dark-eyed Junco
5. American Crow*
6. Eastern Bluebird
7. Yellow-rumped Warbler
8. Herring Gull*
9. Tufted Titmouse (v)

Elsewhere

10. Blue Jay (v)
11. European Starling

v = Voice only
*Also elsewhere

Warm, Gray Morning

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Distant gull, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 November 2017.

Distant gull.

On this warm, wet morning, I spied no overly photogenic birds. But perhaps my best shot featured a distant, peripheral Herring Gull.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8:30 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Black-capped Chickadee
2. White-breasted Nuthatch**
3. American Goldfinch*
4. American Crow*
5. Downy Woodpecker
6. Northern Flicker (v)
7. Herring Gull*
8. Tufted Titmouse (v)

Elsewhere

9. European Starling

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

 

Little Splash of Blue

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Eastern Bluebird, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 28 November 2017.

Eastern Bluebird.

Jack and I surprised a little flock of bluebirds on the sod roof of Beech Nut this nippy morning. Here’s one little splash of blue.

Beech hill List
Beginning at 9:15 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Black-capped Chickadee**
2. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
3. American Crow*
4. American Goldfinch
5. Blue Jay
6. Eastern Bluebird
7. Downy Woodpecker
8. Dark-eyed Junco
9. Red-tailed Hawk

Elsewhere

10. European Starling
11. Herring Gull
12. Mallard

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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