16.45 | Nature Notes (Dec 7-13)

Photo of Orange-crowned Warbler

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

  • 1 Orange-crowned Warbler and 7 Yellow-rumped Warblers at East Point Sanctuary, Biddeford Pool
  • 1 Barred Owl hunting from a powerline perch near Water Tower Way, Biddeford
  • ~40 Cedar Waxwings devouring Grapes (Vitis sp.) and fruits of Common Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) at the University of New England, Biddeford
  • 7 Harlequin Ducks, 1 Bald Eagle, 2 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 American Robin, 8 Cedar Waxwings, and 2 Yellow-rumped Warblers seen on the walk I led along Parsons Way in Kennebunkport
  • ~38 Common Mergansers (flyover flock), 1 Ruffed Grouse, and 2+ Red Crossbills at the Waterboro Barrens Preserve in Shapleigh/Waterboro
  • 1 Marbled Godwit continuing in Biddeford Pool

Highlights from travels elsewhere in Maine included:

  • 2 Dickcissels visiting feeders on Pleasant St. in Clinton
  • 15 Pine Grosbeaks on Ward Hill Rd. in Unity
  • 25+ Evening Grosbeaks on Vaughns Neck Rd. in Warren

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