24 September 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Posts Tagged ‘Cedar waxwing’

Fall Harrier

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Northern Harrier, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 22 September 2017.

Northern Harrier.

On the first day of fall, I saw my first Northern Harrier of fall—a lone individual soaring low above the reddish barrens on this nippy, breezy morning. I look forward to seeing more in the weeks to come.

Yellow-rumped Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 22 September 2017.

Yellow-rumped Warbler.

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

1. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
2. Blue Jay** (v)
3. Gray Catbird (v)
4. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
5. Northern Flicker
6. Downy Woodpecker (v)
7. Yellow-rumped Warbler
8. Red-eyed Vireo
9. Song Sparrow
10. Northern Harrier
11. Common Yellowthroat (v)
12. American Crow*
13. Cedar Waxwing
14. Eastern Towhee (v)
15. American Goldfinch

Elsewhere

16. Chipping Sparrow
17. Mourning Dove
18. Rock Pigeon
19. Herring Gull
20. Turkey Vulture

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

 

Gallery: Return of the Sun

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Song Sparrow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 21 September 2017.

Song Sparrow.

Seven crows, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 21 September 2017.

Seven crows.

Yellow-rumped Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 21 September 2017.

Yellow-rumped Warbler.

Merlin, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 21 September 2017.

Merlin.

Common Yellowthroat (immature female), Rockport, Maine, 21 September 2017.

Common Yellowthroat (immature female).

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

1. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
2. Blue Jay** (v)
3. Northern Flicker
4. Yellow-rumped Warbler
5. American Goldfinch*
6. Eastern Towhee (v)
7. Common Raven
8. Herring Gull
9. American Crow*
10. Song Sparrow
11. Cedar Waxwing
12. Gray Catbird
13. Merlin
14. Common Yellowthroat* (v)

Elsewhere

15. Chipping Sparrow
16. Mourning Dove

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

 

Random Warblers

Sunday, September 17th, 2017
Black-throated Green Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 17 September 2017.

Black-throated Green Warbler.

One thing I like about fall migration is the warblers that seem to show up more or less randomly. Today’s random warbler: a Black-Throated Green.

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

1. Black-capped Chickadee
2. American Crow*
3. Eastern Towhee (v)
4. Blue Jay** (v)
5. Tufted Titmouse (v)
6. Black-throated Green Warbler
7. Downy Woodpecker
8. Red-eyed Vireo (v)
9. Northern Flicker
10. Common Yellowthroat
11. Song Sparrow
12. American Goldfinch
13. Gray Catbird (v)
14. Yellow-rumped Warbler
15. Cedar Waxwing
16. Eastern Phoebe
17. Savannah Sparrow
18. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)

Elsewhere

19. Chipping Sparrow
20. Mourning Dove
21. Herring Gull

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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