16.02 | Nature Notes (Feb 10-16)

Photo of Heath

Here are some nature highlights from around York County, Maine:

  • 40 Cedar Waxwings and 100 American Robins feeding on persisting Apples and Crab Apples on Lombard Rd., Arundel
  • 2 Belted Kingfishers continuing to patrol the Mousam River and American Mink and Eastern Coyote trails at the Sanford Lagoons
  • continuing King Eider off Ocean Avenue, Biddeford Pool
  • 50+ Purple Sandpipers, 14 Great Cormorants and a Bald Eagle on Beach Island (off Ocean Ave.), Biddeford Pool
  • 5 Harlequin Ducks, 2 Yellow-rumped Warblers, 20 American Robins and 40 Cedar Waxwings along Parsons Way (Ocean Ave.), Kennebunkport
  • continuing Barrow's Goldeneye on Saco River near Front St., Saco

Additionally, on Friday I birded some spots in Oxford County, Maine and Coos County, New Hampshire. Here are some highlights:

Photo of White-winged Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill | Gilead, ME | 12 Feb 2016
  • 1 Red Crossbill on Power House Rd., Gorham, NH
  • 12 Evening Grosbeaks, 10 Pine Siskins, 2 Purple Finches along Chickwolnepy Rd., Milan, NH
Photo of Evening Grosbeak
Evening Grosbeak | Milan, NH | 12 Feb 2016
Photo of Snow Buntings
Snow Buntings | Dummer, NH | 12 Feb 2016

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