18 November 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

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Murder

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Murder of crows, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 24 October 2017.

Murder of crows.

This windy morning, a day before the big rains are due, a subcommittee of American Crows gathered to hold a contentious meeting in anticipation of their annual October conference. News at 11.

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

1. Golden-crowned Kinglet (v)
2. Tufted Titmouse (v)
3. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
4. Downy Woodpecker (v)
5. American Crow*
6. Yellow-rumped Warbler
7. Blue Jay** (v)
8. Northern Flicker (v)
9. White-throated Sparrow
10. Turkey Vulture
11. Gray Catbird (v)
12. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)

Elsewhere

13. Herring Gull
14. Rock Pigeon
15. Northern Cardinal (v)
16. European Starling (v)

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

 

Misses and Hits

Friday, October 13th, 2017
Northern Flicker, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 October 2017.

Northern Flicker.

Missed photographing the Northern Harrier that appeared out of nowhere (as they typically do) this morning on the hill. But I did manage a photo of a flicker by simply standing there for a while.

Yellow-rumped Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 October 2017.

Yellow-rumped Warbler.

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

1. Yellow-rumped Warbler
2. American Robin
3. Hermit Thrush
4. American Goldfinch (v)
5. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
6. Song Sparrow
7. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)
8. White-throated Sparrow (v)
9. Palm Warbler
10. Northern Harrier
11. Gray Catbird (v)
12. Northern Flicker
13. Downy Woodpecker (v)
14. American Crow*
15. Common Raven (v)
16. Tufted Titmouse (v)

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

 

Gallery: Fall Migration

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 11 October 2017.

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker.

White-throated Sparrow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 11 October 2017.

White-throated Sparrow.

Turkey Vulture, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 11 October 2017.

Turkey Vulture.

Savannah Sparrow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 11 October 2017.

Savannah Sparrow.

Palm Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 11 October 2017.

Palm Warbler.

Red-tailed Hawk, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 11 October 2017.

Red-tailed Hawk.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 9 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Blue Jay (v)
2. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)
3. Purple Finch (v)
4. Yellow-rumped Warbler
5. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
6. Eastern Phoebe
7. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
8. Gray Catbird
9. Hermit Thrush
10. Palm Warbler
11. Song Sparrow
12. White-throated Sparrow
13. Golden Crowned Kinglet (v)
14. Mourning Dove
15. Eastern Towhee (v)
16. Savannah Sparrow
17. American Crow*
18. Canada Goose (v)
19. Turkey Vulture
20. Northern Flicker (v)
21. Red-tailed Hawk

Elsewhere

22. Chipping Sparrow
23. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
24. European Starling

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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