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Archive for July, 2016

Catbird with Caterpillar

Sunday, July 31st, 2016
Gray Catbird, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockoprt, Maine, 31 July 2016.

Gray Catbird.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 7:45 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. American Crow*
2. Chipping Sparrow**
3. Eastern Towhee
4. American Robin
5. Red-eyed Vireo**
6. American Goldfinch
7. Northern Cardinal**
8. Veery
9. Mourning Dove*
10. Eastern Flicker (v)
11. Alder Flycatcher (v)
12. Blue Jay (v)
13. Gray Catbird**
14. White-throated Sparrow
15. Common Yellowthroat
16. Song Sparrow**
17. Cedar Waxwing
18. Herring Gull*
19. Field Sparrow (v)
20. Eastern Phoebe
21. Purple Finch
22. Tufted Titmouse (v)
23. Downy Woodpecker
24. Black-capped Chickadee (v)

Elsewhere

25. Great Blue Heron
26. White-breasted Nuthatch

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

 

Fledgling Waxwings

Saturday, July 30th, 2016
Cedar Waxwing fledgling, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 30 July 2016.

Cedar Waxwing fledgling.

 

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

Parent of fledgling, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 30 July 2016.

Parent of fledgling.

1. Eastern Towhee**
2. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
3. Veery
4. American Goldfinch**
5. Chipping Sparrow**
6. Song Sparrow
7. Downy Woodpecker (v)
8. Common Yellowthroat** (v)
9. Gray Catbird
10. American Robin (v)
11. Cedar Waxwing**
12. Alder Flycatcher (v)
13. Field Sparrow (v)
14. Mourning Dove** (v)
15. Eastern Phoebe
16. American Crow*
17. Savannah Sparrow
18. Hermit Thrush (v)
19. Northern Cardinal** (v)
20. Northern Flicker (v)

Elsewhere

21. Herring Gull

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

 

Miscellaneous Birds

Friday, July 29th, 2016
Chestnut-sided Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 July 2016.

Chestnut-sided Warbler.

Today I spent a long time tracking a Scarlet Tanager. Never did see the bird, but I got near enough to enjoy the subtleties of its bright, matter-of-fact song.

Cedar Waxwing, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 July 2016.

Cedar Waxwing.

Beech Hill List

Beginning at 4 p.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Eastern Towhee**
2. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
3. American Goldfinch
4. Red-eyed Vireo** (v)
5. Chipping Sparrow** (v)
6. Blue Jay (v)
7. Alder Flycatcher
8. Chestnut-sided Warbler
9. Song Sparrow**
10. Cedar Waxwing
11. Common Yellowthroat (v)
12. Gray Catbird**
13. Field Sparrow (v)
14. Eastern Phoebe
15. Scarlet Tanager (v)
16. American Crow* (v)
17. Tufted Titmouse
18. Hermit Thrush (v)
19. Savannah Sparrow
20. Purple Finch
21. Broad-winged Hawk (v)

Elsewhere

22. Northern Cardinal (v)
23. Herring Gull
24. House Sparrow
25. Pileated Woodpecker
26. Rock Pigeon

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

 

 
Bird Report is a (sometimes intermittent) record of the birds I encounter while hiking, see while driving, or spy outside my window. —Brian Willson



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