26 February 2020 Rockport, Maine, USA 

The Usual

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
American Robin, East Millcreek, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 February 2020.
American Robin.
Distant elk, East Millcreek, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 February 2020.
Distant elk.

A mostly cloud morning to start, somewhat to my surprise. A bit of hazy sun out there after a while—and the bird activity picked up. No outlandish sightings, but I do love the usual suspects.

Mammal sightings included a distant elk and a handful of mule deer—also the usual (at least in winter).

Grandeur Peak Area List
Beginning at 10 a.m., I hiked a few hundred feet up the mountain.

1. House Finch*
2. Black-capped Chickadee**
3. Black-billed Magpie*
4. Woodhouse’s Scrub-jay**
5. Golden Eagle
6. Northern Flicker
7. Song Sparrow* (v)
8. American Robin*
9. Dark-eyed Junco*
10. European Starling*


11. Lesser Goldfinch
12. Eurasian Collared Dove


Rocky Mountain Elk
Mule Deer

(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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