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Tufted Titmouse – Baeolophus bicolor One of my favorite backyard birds, the Tufted Titmouse never fails to bring a smile to my face when visiting our feeders. Twenty years ago, it was a rare sight to see a Tufted Titmouse in Maine. But over the last 25 years, their northward expansion has brought these beautiful […]

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Winter is surely near when you see a Chipmunk, cheeks full of bird seed, scurrying across the yard and then disappearing into a hole in the ground. We have baffles on our feeding stations, but most birds throw enough seed to the ground to keep the Chipmunks happy.

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Last evening, just before the sun set, a strong cold front swept through the area. In its wake, a series of beautiful rainbows graced the landscape here on the mid coast of Maine. These rainbows had the most vivid colors that I have ever seen. And to make the natural phenomenon even more special was […]

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Beautiful water lilies photographed at a private pond on Bailey Island, Maine. Happy birding!  

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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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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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