16.21 | Nature Notes (Jun 22-28)

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Carrion-flower | Kennebunkport, ME | 24 Jun 2016

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

Highlights from travels elsewhere in Maine included:

  • Wilson's Plover (Lifer!) on Seawall Beach, viewed from Popham Beach, Phippsburg [notes and documentation photos here]
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (heard from overlook north of summit), 5 Winter Wrens, 8+ Swainson's Thrushes, and 10 species of warblers (Ovenbird, Black-and-white, American Redstart, Magnolia, Blackburnian, Blackpoll, Black-throated Blue, Yellow-rumped, Black-throated Green, Canada); Atlantis Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies; Mountain Cranberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), Labrador-tea, Yellow Bluebead-lily (Clintonia borealis), Indian Cucumber Root, and Northern Wood Sorrel (Oxalis montana) flowering; during a morning hike up East Royce Mountain in the White Mountains National Forest, Batchelders Grant Township
  • Virginia Rail (calling), Yellow-billed Cuckoo (FOY), and 2 Black-billed Cuckoos at the Brownfield Bog (aka Sanborn WMA), Bog Rd., Brownfield

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