Video of the Day

While working in the backyard this afternoon, I heard Gray Catbirds singing in the sumacs that are at the edge of the cove. I grabbed my camera and slowly worked my way down to where the choir was performing. Taking cover behind a highbush blueberry, I captured several photos and video of this beautiful bird. The […]

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Here’s a short HD video of the Osprey pair at Southern Maine Community College, for those who are following my posts on these birds. It appears that there are eggs in the nest because of the behavior of the pair. While watching the Osprey, I saw the adults taking turns in their nesting duties. The Osprey would slowly […]

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Sharon and I were watching a pair of first year Bald Eagles harassing ducks from our picture window Saturday morning. Suddenly, all of the birds in our backyard took off in a frenzy. A Sharp-shinned Hawk came from seemingly nowhere and snatched a Mourning Dove. Feathers floated  everywhere as the hawk flew off with its […]

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Common Redpoll (male) – Acanthis flammea While a light snow fell across mid coast Maine this morning, we were greeted with 30+ Common Redpolls. After 11 years of submitting check lists for the Great Backyard Bird Count, we were finally able to add this beautiful bird. We have had the Common Redpoll visit our feeders many […]

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This Red-breasted Nuthatch was busy feeding on our peanut feeder Saturday afternoon. When new window opens for the video, open window to full size to see the HD version. Dimension: 560×480 | Video bit rate: 1000Kbps | Length: 27 sec. Click photo to watch video | Broadband Connection Recommended Video: Red-breasted Nuthatch | ©2011 John […]

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