Despite the gloomy weekend, [tag]birds[/tag] were still numerous if you were there to see them. Conditions for photography were terrible, but that did not stop the birds from flitting about the area. My wife and I decided to forgo Evergreen this weekend and instead, [tag]birded[/tag] our regular loop. From Granite Point to Biddeford Pool, the […]
The Birder’s Breakfast, sponsored by the Maine Audubon, scheduled for this Saturday, May 19 at Evergreen Cemetery has been cancelled due to the forecast for rainy weather. It will not be re-scheduled.
Evergreen Cemetery in [tag]Portland[/tag], [tag]Maine[/tag] was a flurry of activity this morning with many species of [tag]Warblers[/tag] and plenty of [tag]birders[/tag] to see them. A cloudy start led to crystal blue skies and moderate temperatures. Warbler activity began in earnest around 7:30 a.m. as a large snapping turtle surfaced in the large pond for a […]
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Today is International Migratory Bird Day and this year’s theme is Birds in a Changing Climate. Events are being held at wildlife refuges, zoos, community parks, and at U.S. National Parks. Visit the IMBD website for more information. Just after sunrise this morning, I arrived at Granite Point to [tag]bird[/tag] for a few hours. A […]
UPDATE: The Hawk in question is an immature Cooper’s Hawk. Thanks to Stella, Luke and all the others who helped us out with the ID of this bird. Early to rise this Sunday morning, my wife and I traveled to Portland and took a walk through Evergreen Cemetery and Capisic Park looking for [tag]Warblers[/tag]. Maybe […]
[tag]Warblers[/tag] are a strange lot. Moving around as if they had drank massive quanities of coffee, darting about feeding on the insects that they crave, they must burn a lot of energy. They will also fly within inches of where you stand if you are still enough. My wife and I had a wonderful morning […]