21 August 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

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Alder Flycatcher

Monday, August 21st, 2017
Alder Flycatcher, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 20 August 2017.

Alder Flycatcher.

The highlight of this morning’s hike came with the surprise appearance of a House Wren near the summit. But the portrait of the day belonged to a comely Alder Flycatcher.

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

1. American Goldfinch**
2. Black-capped Chickadee**
3. Gray Catbird*
4. Chestnut-sided Warbler
5. Eastern Towhee
6. Tufted Titmouse** (v)
7. Cedar Waxwing**
8. Alder Flycatcher
9. Song Sparrow
10. Common Yellowthroat
11. American Crow* (v)
12. Northern Cardinal** (v)
13. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
14. Osprey (v)
15. Yellow-rumped Warbler
16. House Wren
17. Herring Gull*
18. Downy Woodpecker (v)
19. Great Crested Flycatcher (v)

Elsewhere

20. Chipping Sparrow
21. Mourning Dove

v = Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voice only

 

Gallery: Mini-Fallout

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Eastern Towhee (young female), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 19 August 2017.

Eastern Towhee (young female).

Red-eyed Vireo (juvie), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 19 August 2017.

Red-eyed Vireo (juvie).

Least Flycatcher, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 19 August 2017.

Least Flycatcher.

Chestnut-sided Warbler (juvie), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 19 August 2017.

Chestnut-sided Warbler (juvie).

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

1. American Goldfinch**
2. Red-eyed Vireo**
3. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
4. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)
5. Cedar Waxwing
6. American Crow*
7. Common Yellowthroat
8. Gray Catbird
9. Eastern Towhee
10. Alder Flycatcher (v)
11. Downy Woodpecker (v)
12. Yellow Warbler
13. Least Flycatcher
14. Cedar Waxwing
15. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
16. Baltimore Oriole
17. Chestnut-sided Warbler
18. Song Sparrow
19. Northern Cardinal** (v)
20. Northern Flicker
21. Yellow-rumped Warbler
22. Eastern Wood-pewee (v)
23. Hermit Thrush (v)

Elsewhere

24. Mourning Dove
25. Herring Gull

 

Overcast

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Painted Lady, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 18 August 2017.

Painted Lady.

Overcast, before the rain.
Birds flitting furtively, butterflies
on the trail.
Three warblers showed up together.
Flyovers by Osprey and Herring Gull.

Least Flycatcher, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 18 August 2017.

Least Flycatcher.

I most enjoyed
my time attempting to photograph
a vocal Least Flycatcher—
other, of course, then my time
at play with my companion.

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

1. Red-eyed Vireo** (v)
2. American Goldfinch
3. Hairy Woodpecker (v)
4. American Crow** (v)
5. Cedar Waxwing**
6. Alder Flycatcher (v)
7. Eastern Towhee
8. Gray Catbird (v)
9. Song Sparrow
10. Herring Gull*
11. Eastern Phoebe (v)
12. Least Flycatcher
13. Common Yellowthroat
14. Black-and-white Warbler
15. Yellow Warbler
16. Osprey

Elsewhere

17. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
18. Mourning Dove

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

Companion, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 18 August 2017.

Companion.

 
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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