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Back to the Island

Saturday, September 24th, 2022
Cape May Warbler, Monhegan Island, 24 September 2022.
Cape May Warbler.
Black Head (from White Head), Monhegan Island, 24 September 2022.
Black Head (from White Head).

Today I traveled with Captain Jack (who, ironically, hates boats) from Port Clyde, Maine, to Monhegan Island for a few days of birding. Since we’ll be busy wandering and visiting, I’ll just be posting a daily list and a photo or two until our return. It’s been I believe five years, and I missed this place. (Woo-hoo!)

Port Clyde to Monhegan List

1. Herring Gull
2. Broad-winged Hawk
3. Double-crested Cormorant
4. Belted Kingfisher
5. Common Loon
6. Northern Flicker
7. Blue Jay
8. Mallard
9. Red-eyed Vireo
10. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
11. Golden-crowned Kinglet
12. White-throated Sparrow
13. Dark-eyed Junco
14. Yellow Warbler
15. Gray Catbird
16. Red-breasted Nuthatch
17. Ring-necked Pheasant
18. Great Cormorant
19. Merlin
20. Peregrine Falcon
21. Cape May Warbler
22. Yellow-rumped Warbler
23. Blackpoll Warbler
24. Black-throated Green Warbler
25. Dickcissel
26. Song Sparrow
27. American Goldfinch
28. American Robin
29. Mourning Dove
30. Sharp-shinned Hawk

Return trip

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Downy woodpecker, Monhegan Island, Maine, 01 October 2011.

Downy woodpecker.

Monhegan List
(In no particular order.)

1. Yellow-rumped warbler
2. Nashville warbler
3. Common yellowthroat
4. Baltimore oriole
5. Red-eyed vireo
6. American crow
7. Common raven
8. Sharp-shinned hawk
9. Cedar waxwing
10. Blue jay
11. Song sparrow
12. White-throated sparrow
13. Northern flicker
14. Yellow-bellied sapsucker
15. Downy woodpecker
16. European starling
17. Common grackle
18. American goldfinch
19. Carolina wren
20. Golden-crowned kinglet
21. Black-capped chickadee
22. Gray catbird
23. Herring gull
24. Great black-backed gull
25. Double-crested cormorant
26. Mallard
27. Common eider
28. Black guillemot
29. Northern cardinal
30. Rose-breasted grosbeak
31. Mourning dove
32. Ring-necked pheasant
33. Northern gannet

Elsewhere
34. Greater shearwater
35. Common loon
36. Spotted sandpiper

Last day on the island

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Cedar waxwing, Monhegan Island, Maine, 30 September 2011.

Cedar waxwing.

Monhegan List
(In no particular order.)

1. Yellow-rumped warbler
2. Baltimore oriole
3. Red-eyed vireo
4. American crow
5. American kestrel
6. Merlin
7. Peregrine falcon
8. Sharp-shinned hawk
9. Cedar waxwing
10. Blue jay
11. Song sparrow
12. Swamp sparrow
13. Dickcissel
14. Northern flicker
15. Yellow-bellied sapsucker
16. Downy woodpecker
17. Red-bellied woodpecker
18. European starling
19. Common grackle
20. Rusty blackbird
21. American goldfinch
22. Carolina wren
23. Golden-crowned kinglet
24. Black-capped chickadee
25. Red-breasted nuthatch
26. Brown creeper
27. Herring gull
28. Great black-backed gull
29. Double-crested cormorant
30. Mallard
31. Northern cardinal
32. Rose-breasted grosbeak
33. Mourning dove
34. Eastern phoebe
35. Empidonax flycatcher (sp.?)
36. Northern mockingbird
37. Ring-necked pheasant

Also:
Minke whale

 
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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