18 November 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Good Variety

November 13th, 2017
Eastern Bluebird, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 November 2017.

Eastern Bluebird.

This mornings (mostly) solo hike left me with a list of a good variety of bird species—two tits, two woodpeckers, two corvids, thrush, hawk, bunting, warbler, and more. And tonight we’re having a little light wet snow.

Beech Hill List
Beginning somewhere between 9:45 a.m. and 10 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Black-capped Chickadee**
2. White-breasted Nuthatch**
3. Pileated Woodpecker (v)
4. American Crow*
5. Northern Flicker (v)
6. Blue Jay (v)
7. Dark-eyed Junco
8. Yellow-rumped Warbler
9. Eastern Bluebird
10. Snow Bunting
11. Red-tailed Hawk
12. Tufted Titmouse (v)
13. Golden-crowned Kinglet

Elsewhere

14. European Starling
15. Herring Gull

(v) Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voce only elsewhere

 

Beautiful Fall Day

November 12th, 2017
American Crow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 12 November 2017.

American Crow.

Cool this morning, but also calm, with a hazy sun a-risin’. A beautiful, beautiful fall day.

American Red Squirrel, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 12 November 2017.

American Red Squirrel.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 10 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. American Robin
2. American Goldfinch** (v)
3. Blue Jay (v)
4. American Crow*
5. Northern Flicker (v)
6. White-breasted Nuthatch** (v)
7. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)

Elsewhere

8. Northern Cardinal (v)
9. Herring Gull
10. European Starling

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

 

Huge Vee

November 11th, 2017
Vee, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 11 November 2017.

Vee.

Even colder this morning. (Nineteen degrees (F) overnight.) Windy. But with a huge vee of Canada Geese and more bluebirds.

Eastern Bluebird, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 11 November 2017.

Eastern Bluebird.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 10 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Golden-crowned Kinglet
2. Eastern Bluebird
3. Canada Geese

Elsewhere

4. Herring Gull
5. American Crow
6. American Goldfinch (v)

 

 
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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