28 October 2020

Posts Tagged ‘horned lark’

Horned Lark

Sunday, March 24th, 2019
Horned Lark, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 24 March 2019.
Horned Lark.
Bluebird of Happiness, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 24 March 2019.
Bluebird of Happiness.

A lovely brisk morning, a bit of wind, a bit below freezing, a bit of wind. Lots of birds about, including a couple first-of-year species—including my first Horned Lark in better than a year.

Also the first photo I’ve ever taken of one that actually shows the “horns.”

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8:15 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. American Robin*
2. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
3. Tufted Titmouse** (v)
4. Northern Cardinal** (v)
5. Common Raven
6. Eastern Bluebird
7. Northern Harrier†
8. Horned Lark†
9. Common Redpoll
10. Herring Gull*
11. American Crow*
12. Black-capped Chickadee (v)
13. American Goldfinch (v)

Elsewhere

14. Blue Jay

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

†First-of-year bird

Gallery: Assorted Birds

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

American Robins, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 08 April 2017.

American Robins.

Black-capped Chickadee, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 08 April 2017.

Black-capped Chickadee.

Turkey Vulture, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 08 April 2017.

Turkey Vulture.

Dark-eyed Junco, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 08 April 2017.

Dark-eyed Junco.

Dark-eyed Junco, Rockport, Maine, 08 April 2017.

Dark-eyed Junco.

Warm, muddy, gray, interesting,
mobbed with assorted spring birds.

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

1. American Robin
2. Blue Jay
3. Black-capped Chickadee
4. Tufted Titmouse
5. American Crow
6. Northern Cardinal
7. Mourning Dove
8. Herring Gull
9. Horned Lark
10. Sharp-shinned Hawk
11. White-breasted Nuthatch
12. Dark-eyed Junco
13. Downy Woodpecker
14. Turkey Vulture
15. Common Grackle

Elsewhere

16. American Goldfinch
17. Wild Turkey

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

Hawk and Raven

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Red-tailed Hawk, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 15 February 2017.

Red-tailed Hawk.

Common Raven, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 15 February 2017.

Common Raven.

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

1. American Robin*
2. American Crow*
3. Common Raven
4. Herring Gull*
5. Horned Lark (v)
6. Red-tailed Hawk
7. Blue Jay (v)
8. Tufted Titmouse (v)
9. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)

Elsewhere

10. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
11. European Starling (v)
12. 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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