18 October 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

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’Rumps Everywhere

Sunday, October 15th, 2017
Yellow-rumped Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 14 October 2017.

Yellow-rumped Warbler.

A road race that ended at Beech Nut happened this gray early morning, and I didn’t manage to list many birds early, so Jack and I returned this sunny afternoon to list a few more. As usual this fall, the numbers were mostly Yellow-rumped Warblers. ’Rumps were everywhere.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8 a.m.—and again at 1:30 p.m.—I hiked the open trail.

1. Yellow-rumped Warbler
2. American Crow*
3. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)
4. Song Sparrow
5. White-throated Sparrow (v)
6. American Goldfinch** (v)
7. Northern Flicker (v)
8. Downy Woodpecker (v)
9. Palm Warbler
10. White-breasted Nuthatch** (v)
11. Common Raven (v)

Elsewhere

12. Rock Pigeon
13. Herring Gull
14. Tufted Titmouse

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

 

Before the Rains

Monday, October 9th, 2017
Song Sparrow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 09 October 2017.

Song Sparrow.

Chipping Sparrow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 09 October 2017.

Chipping Sparrow.

Before the rains
Two sparrows came.

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

1. Blue Jay**
2. American Crow*
3. Pileated Woodpecker (v)
4. American Robin
5. Downy Woodpecker (v)
6. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
7. Yellow-rumped Warbler
8. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
9. Song Sparrow
10. Tufted Titmouse (v)
11. Eastern Towhee (v)
12. Chipping Sparrow
13. Ruby-crowned Kinglet (v)
14. Gray Catbird (v)
15. American Goldfinch (v)
16. Northern Flicker (v)
17. Golden-crowned Kinglet (v)

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

 

Waxwing, Waxing

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Waxwings and fly swarm, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 25 September 2017.

Waxwings and fly swarm.

Unseasonably warm again. Good hike. Many yellow-rumps. Another fly swarm in the spruce grove, attended by ’rumps and waxwings.

Waxing crescent, Rockport, Maine, 25 September 2017.

Waxing crescent.

Tonight, a waxing crescent.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8:45 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Eastern Towhee
2. Blue Jay**
3. Gray Catbird
4. Tufted Titmouse (v)
5. White-throated Sparrow (v)
6. Yellow-rumped Warbler
7. Song Sparrow
8. American Goldfinch (v)
9. Northern Flicker
10. Cedar Waxwing
11. Common Yellowthroat (v)
12. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
13. American Crow*
14. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
15. Downy Woodpecker (v)

Elsewhere

16. Mourning Dove
17. Rock Pigeon
18. 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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