My observations of note over the past seven days were as follows as birdlife become decidedly wintery very quickly!
- 1 SNOWY OWL and 1 unidentified large falcon, Brunswick Landing, 11/20 (with Saturday Morning Birdwalk group).
- 2 “Ispwich” Savannah Sparrows, Crescent Beach State Park, Cape Elizabeth, 11/21
- 1 Brown-headed Cowbird, Private property in Cape Elizabeth, 11/21.
- 2 SHORT-EARED OWLS, Brunswick Landing from Bowdoin Sand Plain, Brunswick, 11/21 (with Jeannette).
- 3 Red Crossbills, Runaround Pond, Durham, 11/25.
- 1 Rusty Blackbird, Route 9, Pownal, 11/25.
- Sabattus Pond, Sabattus, 11/26 – 14 species of waterfowl:
344 Ruddy Ducks
159 Common Mergansers
156 Canada Geese
127 Lesser Scaup
63 American Black Ducks
17 Green-winged Teal
63 Greater Scaup
9 American Wigeon
4+ Mallard x American Black Duck hybrid
4 Hooded Mergansers
4 Northern Pintails
1 Common Goldeneye
1 continuing hen White-winged Scoter
- 1 hen Wood Duck, Thornhurst Farm, 11/26.
Thank you for this summary. I hope I can get it on a regular basis.
Robert S. Ridgely
President Emeritus, Rainforest Trust (living part-time at Piper Shores in Scarborough now, and hoping to meet you eventually)
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