25 May 2018 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Posts Tagged ‘great blue heron’

Mid-May Gallery

Sunday, May 13th, 2018
Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 May 2018.

Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

Raven in the blueberries, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 May 2018.

Raven in the blueberries.

Common Yellowthroat, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 May 2018.

Common Yellowthroat.

Eastern Phoebe, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 May 2018.

Eastern Phoebe.

Field Sparrow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 May 2018.

Field Sparrow.

Blue Jay, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 May 2018.

Blue Jay.

Black-and-white Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 May 2018.

Black-and-white Warbler.

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

1. Ovenbird**
2. Chestnut-sided Warbler**
3. Black-throated Green Warbler
4. Northern Parula (v)
5. Black-and-white Warbler
6. Blue Jay
7. Black-capped Chickadee
8. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
9. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
10. Veery (v)
11. American Goldfinch
12. Herring Gull*
13. Song Sparrow**
14. Blue-headed Vireo (v)
15. Eastern Towhee
16. Nashville Warbler
17. Northern Cardinal
18. Mourning Dove*
19. Tufted Titmouse** (v)
20. Scarlet Tanager (v)
21. American Crow*
22. Common Raven
23. Wild Turkey (v)
24. Common Yellowthroat**
25. Gray Catbird
26. Yellow Warbler (v)
27. Eastern Phoebe*
28. Tree Swallow
29. Broad-winged Hawk
30. Field Sparrow
31. Northern Flicker**
32. Savannah Sparrow
33. Eastern Bluebird
34. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (drumming)
35. Great Blue Heron
36. Turkey Vulture*
37. American Robin*
38. Chipping Sparrow**
39. Pileated Woodpecker (v)
40. Great Crested Flycatcher (v)

Elsewhere

41. Red-bellied Woodpecker
42. Common Grackle
43. European Starling
44. Rock Pigeon

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

Great Good Fortune

Saturday, May 5th, 2018
Tree Swallow (stretching wing), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 4 May 2018.

Tree Swallow (stretching wing).

Another exciting early May morning. Three first-of-year species, a pair of overflying Great Blue Herons, a swallow stretching his wing.

Black-and-white Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 4 May 2018.

Black-and-white Warbler.

I’ll never tire of this stuff. Such great good fortune.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 7:45 a.m., I hiked all trails.

1. Tufted Titmouse** (v)
2. Black-and-white Warbler
3. Ovenbird**
4. Herring Gull*
5. Black-throated Green Warbler (v)
6. Blue-headed Vireo
7. Nashville Warbler† (v)
8. Eastern Phoebe
9. American Goldfinch (v)
10. White-breasted Nuthatch** (v)
11. Northern Parula† (v)
12. Gray Catbird† (v)
13. White-throated Sparrow (v)
14. Hermit Thrush
15. Northern Cardinal* (v)
16. Mourning Dove*
17. Eastern Towhee
18. Northern Flicker (v)
19. Black-capped Chickadee**
20. Blue Jay
21. American Crow*
22. Common Yellowthroat
23. Song Sparrow**
24. Tree Swallow
25. Eastern Bluebird
26. Savannah Sparrow
27. Yellow-rumped Warbler
28. Chipping Sparrow** (v)
29. Ruby-crowned Kinglet (v)
30. Great Blue Heron
31. Osprey
32. Downy Woodpecker (v)

Elsewhere

33. Rock Pigeon
34. House Sparrow

v = Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voice only elsewhere
†First-of-year bird

Yellow-rumped Warbler (female), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 4 May 2018.

Yellow-rumped Warbler (female).

A Few Photos.

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
Yellow-rumped Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 23 April 2018.

Yellow-rumped Warbler.

Wild Turkey, Rockport, Maine, 23 April 2018.

Wild Turkey.

Three crows and redtail, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 23 April 2018.

Three crows and redtail.

Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 23 April 2018.

Ruby-crowned Kinglet.

Common Raven, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 23 April 2018.

Common Raven.

Eastern Phoebe, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 23 April 2018.

Eastern Phoebe.

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

1. Tufted Titmouse
2. Song Sparrow
3. Black-capped Chickadee
4. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
5. American Robin
6. American Goldfinch
7. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
8. Tree Swallow
9. Eastern Phoebe
10. Red-bellied Woodpecker
11. American Crow
12. Blue Jay
13. Eastern Bluebird
14. Herring Gull
15. Yellow-rumped Warbler
16. Common Raven
17. Merlin
18. Osprey
19. Red-tailed Hawk
20. Golden-crowned Kinglet

Elsewhere

21. Wild Turkey
22. Mourning Dove
23. Great Blue Heron
24. Rock Pigeon

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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