My observations of note over the past six days included the following:
1 3 rd-cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, French Island Ledge, Casco Bay, 6/6 (with “Birds of Casco Bay” tour group). Photo below. 1 Roseate Tern, The Goslings, Harpswell, 6/6 (with “Birds of Casco Bay” tour group). 1 COMMON MURRE, 4 NORTHERN FULMARS, 5 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES (FOY), 103 Wilson’s Storm-Petrels (FOY), 1 Great Shearwater (FOY), etc, Boothbay Mini-Pelagic with Cap’n Fish Whale Watch, 6/7. Full trip list and tour report here. 1 continuing pair Gadwalls, Pelreco Marsh, Scarborough Marsh, 6/8 (with client from California). 3 Olive-sided Flycatchers (FOY), family group of 6 CANADA JAYS, etc, Long Falls Dam Road Area, Somerset County, 6/9 (with client from California). 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo (FOY), Foothills Land Conservancy, Wilton, 6/9 (with client from California)
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White-winged Crossbills always make for a successful day in the woods.
My observations of note over the past seven days included the following:
1 pair Green-winged Teal, Abbott’s Pond, York, 1/17 (with Terez Fraser and John Lorenc). 1 Northern Shrike, Route 201, Norridgewock, 1/19 (with Jeannette). 1 Canada Jay, Long Falls Dam Road, Carrying Place Township, 1/19 (with Jeannette). 5 RUSTY BLACKBIRDS, Private property in Durham, 1/21. 1 drake Green-winged Teal and 1 1 st cycle Iceland Gull, Mill Creek Cove, South Portland, 1/22. 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Mill Creek Park, South Portland, 1/22.
This Week in Finches, at least for the sake of continuing to organize mostly negative data:
EVENING GROSBEAK: 0 Red Crossbill: WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL: total of 11 (Long Falls Dam Road between North New Portland and Flagstaff Lake, 1/19; with Jeannette). PINE GROSBEAK: 3 (here at the store, 1/17-present); 11 (Yarmouth Town Hall, 2/21); 7 (Cumberland Town Landing, 2/21). Purple Finch High Count This Week: 0 Common Redpoll High Count This Week: 0 Pine Siskin High Count This Week: 0