21 August 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Posts Tagged ‘Canada goose’

Juvie Hermit Thrush

Saturday, August 5th, 2017
Hermit Thrush (juvenile), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 05 August 2017.

Hermit Thrush (juvenile).

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8:15 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Red-eyed Vireo (v)
2. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
3. American Robin*
4. American Goldfinch (v)
5. Hermit Thrush
6. Chipping Sparrow
7. Eastern Bluebird
8. Gray Catbird (v)
9. Eastern Towhee
10. Cedar Waxwing
11. American Crow* (v)
12. Song Sparrow
13. Eastern Phoebe
14. Common Yellowthroat (v)
15. Savannah Sparrow (v)
16. Barn Swallow
17. Purple Finch (v)
18. White-throated Sparrow (v)


19. Mourning Dove
20. Canada Goose
21. Herring Gull


Friday, June 23rd, 2017
The Canada Goose family, at home (Rockport, Maine, 23 June 2017).

The Canada Goose family, at home.

Today had rain.
Today had sun.
Today had a Great Blue Heron.
Today had a Cooper’s Hawk,
and a family of handsome Canada Geese,
floating in a pond.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 11 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Northern Cardinal
2. Chestnut-sided Warbler** (v)
3. Red-eyed Vireo (v)
4. American Goldfinch**
5. Eastern Towhee
6. American Redstart (v)
7. Common Yellowthroat (v)
8. Veery (v)
9. Hermit Thrush (v)
10. American Robin*
11. Eastern Phoebe (v)
12. Mourning Dove*
13. Blue Jay**
14.  Black-capped Chickadee (v)
15. Ovenbird (v)
16. Great Blue Heron
17. Cooper’s Hawk
18. Chipping Sparrow* (v)
19. Yellow Warbler
20. Gray Catbird**
21. Song Sparrow
22. Herring Gull*
23. Savannah Sparrow
24. Scarlet Tanager


25. House Finch (v)
26. House Sparrow
27. Downy Woodpecker (v)
28. Osprey
29. Canada Goose
30. Tufted Titmouse (v)

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


Showery Day

Friday, June 16th, 2017
Song Sparrow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 16 June 2017.

Song Sparrow.

On this gray, showery day, I saw some very young Canada Geese, took photos of a few wet songbirds, let Jack say hellow to some hard-working middle school students (taking a break), and said, aloud, as I always do, “I love this day.”

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

1. American Redstart (v)
2. Chestnut-sided Warbler (v)
3. Ovenbird (v)
4. Yellow Warbler (v)
5. Black-and-white Warbler (v)
6. Common Yellowthroat
7. Red-eyed Vireo (v)
8. American Robin
9. American Crow* (v)
10. Alder Flycatcher (v)
11. Cedar Waxwing
12. Black-capped Chickadee
13. Eastern Phoebe**
14. American Goldfinch
15. Purple Finch (v)
16. Black-throated Green Warbler (v)
17. Song Sparrow
18. Tree Swallow
19. Red-tailed Hawk
20. Gray Catbird**
21. Veery (v)
22. Field Sparrow (v)
23. Wood Thrush (v)
24. Northern Cardinal** (v)


25. Mourning Dove
26. Herring Gull
27. Canada Goose
28. Common Grackle
29. Osprey

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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