3 August 2020 Rockport, Maine, USA 

Birding in Fog

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
Bluebird in the fog, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 02 June 2019.a
Bluebird in the fog.

I didn’t expect a lot of bird activity in the thick, cool fog of this morning. Yet again, I was pleasantly surprised.

No first-of-year birds, but a wide selection—among them a few that actually posed for photo.

Plus, you can kind of sneak up on ’em in the fog.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8 a.m., I hiked all trails.

1. Ovenbird**
2. Red-eyed Vireo**
3. American Redstart
4. Chestnut-sided Warbler**
5. Gray Catbird
6. Northern Cardinal** (v)
7. Hairy Woodpecker
8. Northern Parula (v)
9. Eastern Towhee
10. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
11. Veery
12. Least Flycatcher
13. Great Crested Flycatcher
14. Black-capped Chickadee
15. Pileated Woodpecker (v)
16. Herring Gull*
17. American Crow*
18. Hermit Thrush (v)
19. Tufted Titmouse (v)
20. Common Yellowthroat
21. Scarlet Tanager (v)
22. Song Sparrow (v)
23. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
24. Field Sparrow (v)
25. Alder Flycatcher
26. Yellow Warbler
27. Rose-breasted Grosbeak (v)
28. Eastern Wood-pewee
29. Eastern Phoebe*
30. Eastern Bluebird
31. Chipping Sparrow** (v)
32. Blue Jay (v)
33. Nashville Warbler (v)
34. Black-throated Green Warbler (v)
35. Purple Finch (v)
36. Tree Swallow
37. Black-and-white Warbler (v)
38. Black-billed Cuckoo (v)
39. American Goldfinch (v)

Elsewhere

40. American Robin

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

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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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