18 October 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Confused Bluebird

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Eastern Bluebird, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 10 October 2017.

Eastern Bluebird.

This brilliant, sun-splashed morning after a mild night rain proved humid and warm—upper-70s (F) at the height of it—in an unseasonable patch of weather that brought out some bluebirds. I spotted several flitting about the roof of Beech Nut—and one even made a stop on the roof of a bluebird box.

Oops.

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

1. Wild Turkey
2. Blue Jay**
3. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
4. American Crow*
5. Yellow-rumped Warbler
6. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
7. American Goldfinch (v)
8. Purple Finch (v)
9. American Robin (v)
10. Eastern Bluebird
11. Eastern Towhee  (v)
12. Hairy Woodpecker
13. Northern Flicker (v)
14. Song Sparrow
15. Golden-crowned Kinglet (v)

Elsewhere

16. Northern Cardinal
17. Chipping Sparrow
18. Rock Pigeon

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

 

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