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Thanks, Nature

Friday, May 31st, 2019
Wilson’s Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 31 May 2019.
Wilson’s Warbler.

Thick fog early. Again I didn’t expect much in the way of bird activity—or photos. Again I was wrong.

In fact, I had a first-of-year Blackpoll Warbler. Heard the voice of a Wilson’s Warbler for the first time (at least the first time I can remember). At home, I heard/spied a Tennessee Warbler—first in years.

Just an all around great birding day. Thanks, Nature.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 7:30 a.m., I hiked all trails.

1. American Robin (v)
2. Ovenbird**
3. Gray Catbird**
4. Chestnut-sided Warbler**
5. Veery**
6. Scarlet Tanager (v)
7. Hairy Woodpecker
8. Black-throated Green Warbler (v)
9. Black-and-white Warbler
10. Common Yellowthroat**
11. Blackpoll Warbler†
12. Eastern Towhee
13. Red-eyed Vireo**
14. Tufted Titmouse* (v)
15. American Redstart
16. American Goldfinch (v)
17. American Crow*
18. Yellow Warbler
19. Field Sparrow
20. Great Crested Flycatcher (v)
21. Least Flycatcher
22. Song Sparrow** (v)
23. Common Raven
24. Wilson’s Warbler
25. Chipping Sparrow*
26. Alder Flycatcher (v)
27. Tree Swallow
28. Northern Parula (v)
29. Hermit Thrush (v)
30. Wood Thrush (v)
31. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)
32. Blue Jay (v)
33. Ruffed Grouse (drumming)
34. Northern Cardinal* (v)
35. Black-throated Blue Warbler (v)
36. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)
37. Rose-breasted Grosbeak (v)


38. House Finch
39. Tennessee Warbler†
39. House Sparrow (v)
40. Osprey
41. Mallard
42. Herring Gull

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

†First-of-year bird

Twenty-six in the Fog

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

American Towhee (female), Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 June 2016.

American Towhee (female).

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 4:45 p.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. American Redstart
2. Black-capped Chickadee**
3. Cedar Waxwing
4. Chestnut-sided Warbler** (v)
5. Eastern Towhee**
6. Common Yellowthroat** (v)
7. Northern Cardinal** (v)
8. Gray Catbird**
9. Song Sparrow
10. American Robin*
11. Field Sparrow (v)
12. Common Raven (v)
13. Savannah Sparrow
14. Tree Swallow (v)
15. American Goldfinch (v)
16. Mourning Dove
17. Eastern Phoebe
18. Yellow Warbler (v)
19. Northern Flicker (v)
20. Rose-breasted Grosbeak (v)
21. Alder Flycatcher (v)
22. Hermit Thrush (v)
23. Chipping Sparrow
24. Black-throated Green Warbler (v)
25. Ovenbird (v)
26. Tufted Titmouse (v)


27. American Crow
28. Veery (v)
29. Herring Gull
30. Red-eyed Vireo (v)

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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