Weekend Birding

Several months ago, Dawn Fine from Dawn’s Bloggy Blog started a group on Facebook called Birders Who Blog, Tweet and Chirp. It’s like one stop shopping to find birders who own a blog, use Twitter and or ChirpTracker. This past Saturday, thanks to the efforts of Dawn and Christopher from Picus Blog, New England Birders […]

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Saturday dawned with mostly cloudy skies and threatened to ruin our plans to go to Damariscotta Mills, Maine for the annual Alewife run and the opportunity to photograph Osprey catching the fish. I called fellow birding friend Bob Malbon at 5:15 a.m. and told him the skies did not look good for photography. As I […]

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I have been participating in several birding related memes for quite sometime. It’s an enjoyable experience and I have made quite a few online friends who have some wonderful blogs. Another aspect of participating is the visitors that memes bring to your blog. I don’t submit my links to raise my “hits”, but since my […]

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After being couped up most of the winter, Mainers took to the woods, beaches and shops to celebrate a very fine Spring day. Here along the midcoast, temperatures reached 65° F. Further south and inland, the mercury soared into the 80’s. Blue skies and light winds made for a day that we have longed for […]

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Just a quick post today to show a few photos of Osprey fishing near Small Point, Maine. When Sharon and I arrived at the location late this morning during low tide, the sun was already fairly high in the sky. We plan to return for an early Sunday morning photo shoot. The light won’t be […]

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Over the past week, we have observed Osprey rebuilding and repairing nests. All nine nests near our home are hosting pairs and it should not be long until egg laying begins.   Map shows Osprey nest sites in our area. (Yellow = nest sites. Green = our home.) Map is interactive. The following photos were taken […]

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On a receding tide this morning, the ice was finally pulled out of the cove and into the Kennebec River for its journey out to sea. A few “iceberglets” are still floating around and are getting grounded on the mud flats as the tide continues to recede. Quite a bit of ice still continues down […]

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