18 November 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Posts Tagged ‘northern flicker’

A Second Hike

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
Yellow-rumped Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 15 November 2017.

Yellow-rumped Warbler (with caterpillar).

A quiet morning hike today. Few birds to see or hear. So I returned in afternoon, when I added a couple more species to my list. Enjoyed our second cold (but sunny hike) with my good dog, Jack.

Hiking with Jack, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 15 November 2017.

Hiking with Jack.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8:45 a.m.—and again at 2:45 p.m.—I hiked the open trail.

1. Golden-crowned Kinglet
2. Black-capped Chickadee**
3. American Crow*
4. American Goldfinch (v)
5. Northern Flicker (v)
6. Herring Gull*
7. Yellow-rumped Warbler
8. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
9. Tufted Titmouse (v)

Elsewhere

10. Northern Cardinal
11. European Starling

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

Good Variety

Monday, November 13th, 2017
Eastern Bluebird, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 13 November 2017.

Eastern Bluebird.

This mornings (mostly) solo hike left me with a list of a good variety of bird species—two tits, two woodpeckers, two corvids, thrush, hawk, bunting, warbler, and more. And tonight we’re having a little light wet snow.

Beech Hill List
Beginning somewhere between 9:45 a.m. and 10 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Black-capped Chickadee**
2. White-breasted Nuthatch**
3. Pileated Woodpecker (v)
4. American Crow*
5. Northern Flicker (v)
6. Blue Jay (v)
7. Dark-eyed Junco
8. Yellow-rumped Warbler
9. Eastern Bluebird
10. Snow Bunting
11. Red-tailed Hawk
12. Tufted Titmouse (v)
13. Golden-crowned Kinglet

Elsewhere

14. European Starling
15. Herring Gull

(v) Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voce only elsewhere

 

Beautiful Fall Day

Sunday, November 12th, 2017
American Crow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 12 November 2017.

American Crow.

Cool this morning, but also calm, with a hazy sun a-risin’. A beautiful, beautiful fall day.

American Red Squirrel, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 12 November 2017.

American Red Squirrel.

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

1. American Robin
2. American Goldfinch** (v)
3. Blue Jay (v)
4. American Crow*
5. Northern Flicker (v)
6. White-breasted Nuthatch** (v)
7. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)

Elsewhere

8. Northern Cardinal (v)
9. Herring Gull
10. 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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