23 January 2018 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Posts Tagged ‘hairy woodpecker’

Staredowns

Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Dark-eyed Junco, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 22 January 2018.

Dark-eyed Junco.

Had a lovely hike with Jack this nippy, overcast morning. I enjoyed a brief staredown with a Dark-eyed Junco, for one thing; for another, my ol’ dog was in a playful mood.

Captain Jack in a playful mood, Rockport, Maine, 22 January 2018.

Captain Jack in a playful mood, Rockport, Maine, 22 January 2018.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 9:30 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Black-capped Chickadee
2. White-breasted Nuthatch**
3. American Goldfinch (v)
4. Dark-eyed Junco
5. Tufted Titmouse (v)
6. Hairy Woodpecker
7. American Crow*

Elsewhere

8. Golden-crowned Kinglet (v)
9. Northern Cardinal (v)
10. Herring Gull
11. Rock Pigeon
12. House Sparrow (v)

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

 

Itchy Chickadee

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Black-capped Chickadee, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 18 January 2018.

Black-capped Chickadee.

This sunny winter’s morning, with fresh snow all about, I came upon an itchy chickadee.

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

1. American Crow*
2. Black-capped Chickadee**
3. American Robin
4. Snow Bunting (v)
5. American Goldfinch (v)
8. White-breasted Nuthatch**
7. Tufted Titmouse** (v)
8. Hairy Woodpecker (v)

Elsewhere

9. Herring Gull

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

 

A Goldfinch Among Them

Monday, January 15th, 2018
American Goldfinch, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 15 January 2018.

American Goldfinch.

Back to cold, breezy weather. Winter as it should be. Being a holiday, Jack and I met a few other dog and human hikers on the hill. We also encountered several little resident bird species—among them  this perky American Goldfinch.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 10:15 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Black-capped Chickadee**
2. Tufted Titmouse (v)
3. American Crow*
4. American Goldfinch
5. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
6. Hairy Woodpecker (v)

Elsewhere

7. Herring Gull
8. Wild Turkey
9. Northern Cardinal

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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