24 June 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Posts Tagged ‘northern cardinal’

Today

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

Elsewhere

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

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

 

Wind-Blown Fog

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
Common Yellowthroat, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 19 June 2017.

Common Yellowthroat.

Today was a day of wind-blown fog. It was spectacular.

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

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

Elsewhere

25. Mourning Dove
26. Wild Turkey
27. Turkey Vulture
28. Osprey (v)

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

 

Blue-headed Vireos

Sunday, June 18th, 2017
Blue-headed Vireo, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 18 June 2017.

Blue-headed Vireo.

This foggy morning, on my hike with dog, I came upon a pair of Blue-headed Vireos flitting silently in the trees. I hardly ever see this species any other time than early spring. It was a nice surprise.

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

1. Red-eyed Vireo*
2. Chestnut-sided Warbler** (v)
3. Black-and-white Warbler
4. Common Yellowthroat** (v)
5. American Robin*
6. Chipping Sparrow**
7. Eastern Towhee
8. American Crow* (v)
9. American Goldfinch (v)
10. Alder Flycatcher (v)
11. Song Sparrow**
12. Tufted Titmouse (v)
13. Ovenbird (v)
14. Black-throated Green Warbler (v)
15. Gray Catbird*
16. Northern Parula (v)
17. Northern Flicker (v)
18. Yellow Warbler
19. Field Sparrow (v)
20. Savannah Sparrow
21. Eastern Phoebe**
22. Purple Finch (v)
23. Northern Cardinal
24. American Redstart
25. Hermit Thrush (v)
26. Veery (v)
27. Blue-headed Vireo

Elsewhere

28. Hairy Woodpecker (v)
29. 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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