Out-of-State, Machias Seal Island and Downeast Maine (Day 2) – 6/30/18

Princeton, Mill Street, Washington, Maine, US
Jun 30, 2018 7:20 AM – 7:35 AM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     We stopped here for beverages and restrooms.  The little woods here is always interesting.
14 species

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  12
Blue-headed Vireo  1
Red-eyed Vireo  1
American Crow  4
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
Veery  2
American Robin  1
European Starling  30
Ovenbird  1
American Redstart  1
Northern Parula  1
Yellow Warbler  1
Chestnut-sided Warbler  1
Common Grackle  1

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S47314518

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Burn Rd., Topsfield, Washington, Maine, US
Jun 30, 2018 8:04 AM – 1:57 PM
Protocol: Traveling
9.8 mile(s)
Comments:     We were guided here by Marion Bates again with the principal targets of boreal chickadee, black-backed woodpecker, and spruce grouse.  It got very warm in the afternoon.  Temperature at the beginning was 70F.  At it’s hottest it reached 88F.  It did cloud up and offer some shade and breeze after about 1PM.  We saw a few butterflies (White Admiral, bog copper, northern crescent, and a fritellary.  We also saw many six-spotted tiger beetles.
43 species

Spruce Grouse  1     just before Mile 3.
Osprey  2     Soaring pair
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1
Hairy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  3
Pileated Woodpecker  1
Olive-sided Flycatcher  2
Least Flycatcher  4
Blue-headed Vireo  7
Gray Jay  5
Blue Jay  2
Black-capped Chickadee  4
Red-breasted Nuthatch  13
Brown Creeper  1
Winter Wren  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet  1
Swainson’s Thrush  6
Hermit Thrush  16
Wood Thrush  1     one seen well at Mile 3 just off the road
American Robin  3
Cedar Waxwing  25
Ovenbird  1
Northern Waterthrush  2
Black-and-white Warbler  8
Nashville Warbler  1
Common Yellowthroat  15
American Redstart  7
Northern Parula  8
Magnolia Warbler  13
Blackburnian Warbler  1
Chestnut-sided Warbler  1
Palm Warbler  10
Pine Warbler  7
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2
Canada Warbler  1
Wilson’s Warbler  2
Chipping Sparrow  1
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  3
White-throated Sparrow  18
Common Grackle  1
Purple Finch  1
Red Crossbill  3

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S47314521


Washington Co., ME–Wesley Area on Hwy 192, Washington, Maine, US
Jun 30, 2018
Protocol: Incidental
Comments:     Driving to Topsfield area with Peter Burke, Mary McCormack, and Ida Giriunas.
4 species

Wild Turkey  4
Northern Harrier  1
American Kestrel  1
Cedar Waxwing  2

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S47314517

2018-07-20T15:15:49+00:00