July 2010

Sharon and I took a ride to Goose Rocks Beach this morning to check on the fall shorebird migration. The tide was falling and most of the birds were out on the mud flats feeding. Closer to the beach area, we saw a family of Piping Plovers; an adult female and 3 chicks. Sharon and […]

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Bald Eagle – Haliaeetus leucocephalus Since mid spring, I’ve been watching a successful Bald Eagle nest not much more than a stone’s throw from where we live here on the peninsula south of Bath. The nest is some 40 feet off the ground and it’s impossible to see inside. I knew there were chicks in the nest, because […]

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A Snowy Egret  (Egretta thula)  in flight is this week’s entry for Wings on Wednesday, a meme that is the original creation of Kevin Doxstater at NaturalVisions. Photo taken at Fort Popham on Atkins Bay, Phippsburg, Maine. Happy birding!  

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My first entry for the Wings on Wednesday genre, the original creation of Kevin Doxstater at NaturalVisions. These photos were taken on our trip to Eastern Egg Rock over the 4th of July holiday weekend. You all know the story of the rocking boat in the previous post, so without further adieu….

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When it’s was too hot and humid to stand in the blazing sun for activities such as the Bath Heritage Days festivities on Saturday afternoon, we looked for a way to cool off and still be able to enjoy the great outdoors. Sharon and I booked a trip on the Hardy III out of New […]

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