25 May 2020 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Morning Goldfinches

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
American Goldfinch (stretching), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 27 March 2018.

American Goldfinch (stretching).

This morning, before
the temperature topped freezing,
little collections of goldfinches
bounced about
in the tops of the birches,
nibbling on catkins,
and squealing with glee.

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

1. American Crow*
2. Tufted Titmouse**
3. America Goldfinch**
4. Black-capped Chickadee*
5. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
6. Mourning Dove** (v)
7. Downy Woodpecker (v)
8. Blue Jay (v)
9. American Robin* (v)


10. Common Grackle
11. Herring Gull

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


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