30 June 2022

Busy holiday

Monday, September 1st, 2014
Purple Finches (juveniles), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 01 September 2014.

Purple Finches (juveniles).

A truly busy holiday, with font orders coming in and a bike ride and thoughts of starting a real job-job tomorrow for the first time in twenty years. Had a nice late hike with Jack, though, where the skies surrounding Beech Hill were filled with towering, dramatic clouds.

Summer sky, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 01 September 2014.

Summer sky.

To bed early, I guess.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 5:30 p.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Eastern Towhee (v)
2. Blue Jay**
3. Cedar Waxwing*
4. American Goldfinch** (v)
5. Song Sparrow** (v)
6. Gray Catbird (v)
7. Purple Finch
8. Yellow-rumped Warbler
9. Common Yellowthroat (v)
10. Black-capped Chickadee**
11. Downy Woodpecker (v)
12. Red-eyed Vireo

Elsewhere

13. American Crow
14. Northern Flicker (v)
15. Herring Gull
16. Mourning Dove
17. Canada Goose
18. Northern Cardinal
19. Tufted Titmouse (v)
20. Ring-billed Gull (v)

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

 

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