August 2009

Tuesday morning dawned crisp and clear and I was not about to let the day pass by without doing some birding. Just after sunrise, I drove to Popham Beach. The tide was falling and the way was clear for a walk out to Fox Island. The island is accessible by foot only during low tide […]

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This little jewel loves to perch on the very tip of one of our feeder branches and sits there looking pretty. She is only 6″ from a fresh supply of nectar. With the Hummingbird activity around our feeders this past week, she gets harassed on occasion. I was able to capture this female Ruby-throated Hummingbird […]

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Hummingbird migration is underway here along the midcoastof Maine. Since the beginning of the week, Ruby-throated Hummingbird activity has increased 3 fold. My estimates put the yard population of these jewels at 20 individuals which include the 3 nesting pairs who have been around all summer, their young and others coming through to fatten up […]

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Dunlin Video

by John Briggs on August 11, 2009

in Birding Videos, Blog

I am finally getting the hang of our HD video camcorder. Still much to learn, but at least I can upload in the HD format. This video was taken at Goose Rocks Beach near Kennebunkport, Maine. It features a male Dunlin in breeding plumage. If you click the HD button at the bottom of the […]

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The Presidential Range is a mountain range located in the White Mountains of the state of New Hampshire, almost entirely in Coos County. The most notable summits of the range are named for prominent Americans, either public figures of the 18th and 19th centuries or Presidents.

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Landscape photos taken during our trip to northern Maine and New Hampshire back during the second week of July 2009. This completes the series from our trip. You may view parts 1 and 2 by following the links below. Trip report part 1: Boreal Birds and Moose Trip report part 2: Moose

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