August 2010

While most of the fledged Chipping Sparrows are eating on their own now, their is one particular youngster who is still begging for food. The adult, under the duties vested in her, continues to feed the youngster even though it’s standing in the very food being fed to it.

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Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are on the move here in Maine, beginning their long trek southward. This year was an odd year for Hummingbirds. After arriving very late, only two pair made our property their residence this year. Compared to past years when 10 – 15 hummers kept us on our toes filling feeders nearly everyday, this […]

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She’s a beauty, isn’t she? I love her funky tri-colored beak.

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Several weeks ago, I was standing coveside in our backyard watching a pair of Osprey fishing out in the cove. After half an hour of watching, the Osprey did not get close enough to photograph and I thought about going back to the house. Just as I was turning to leave, I saw some movement […]

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In the previous post, I wrote about our trip to Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunk, Maine. As promised, I present this photo series of a few of the shorebirds we encountered during the first week or so of fall shorebird migration in Maine. The action will intensify in the coming weeks, and we plan to make another trip during […]

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