18 November 2017 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Posts Tagged ‘turkey vulture’

Drizzly, Windy, Warm, Gray

Monday, November 6th, 2017
European Starlings, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 06 November 2017.

European Starlings.

A stout southerly wind brought warm, wet air into this neck of the woods today. Somehow fitting that my only bird photo features a tree full of European Starlings.

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

1. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
2. American Goldfinch** (v)
3. Pileated Woodpecker (v)
4. American Crow*
5. Herring Gull*
6. Northern Flicker (v)
7. Turkey Vulture
8. Blue Jay (v)

Elsewhere

9. European Starling

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

 

Interesting Morning

Friday, November 3rd, 2017
Hermit Thrush, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 03 November 2017.

Hermit Thrush.

This morning offered up an interesting collection of birds: eagle and vulture, crow and jay, two warbler species, a sparrow, a thrush. Late fall migration tends to surprise.

Bald Eagle (adult), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 03 November 2017.

Bald Eagle (adult).

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

1. Blue Jay** (v)
2. American Crow*
3. Bald Eagle
4. Turkey Vulture
5. Yellow-rumped Warbler
6. Northern Flicker (v)
7. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
8. Hermit Thrush
9. Savannah Sparrow
10. Palm Warbler

Elsewhere

11. Herring Gull
12. European Starling
13. Rock Pigeon
14. Northern Cardinal

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

Turkey Vultures, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 03 November 2017.

Turkey Vultures.

Crows, Crows

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
American Crow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 02 November 2017.

American Crow.

Crows came out
this breezy November morning.
They held loud debates and vied
for political advantage.
One even bird managed to attain
the highest perch on the hill.

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

1. Turkey Vulture
2. Blue Jay** (v)
3. American Crow*
4. Northern Flicker (v)
5. Yellow-rumped Warbler
6. Black-capped Chickadee**
7. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)

Elsewhere

8. European Starling
9. Herring Gull
10. Wild Turkey
11. Rock Pigeon
12. Ring-billed 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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