Out-of-State, Rangeley Lakes Region, Maine (Day 4) – 6/30/18

Saddleback Mountain, Maine, Franklin, Maine, US
Jun 30, 2018 5:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC trip, Eddie G leader, Cliff C, Ian R, Roxanne L, Donna B, walk up the right hand ski slope
33 species

Black-backed Woodpecker  1
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue-headed Vireo  3
Red-eyed Vireo  1
American Crow  1
Common Raven  1
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch  15
Winter Wren  7
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Veery  1
Bicknell’s Thrush  7     careful count of calling and 2 singing birds
Swainson’s Thrush  17
Hermit Thrush  3
American Robin  11
Cedar Waxwing  1
Ovenbird  2
Nashville Warbler  3
Common Yellowthroat  3
American Redstart  9
Magnolia Warbler  3
Blackpoll Warbler  18     careful count, more numerous than other trips
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  12
Black-throated Green Warbler  7
Chipping Sparrow  7
Fox Sparrow  2
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  20
White-throated Sparrow  34
Song Sparrow  4
Indigo Bunting  3
Purple Finch  5
Pine Siskin  3

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S47297357


Cupsuptic River/Lake Boat Launch, Oxford, Maine, US
Jun 30, 2018 6:17 AM – 6:51 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.3 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC Rangeley Lakes Trip, Eddie G leader, 9 participants.
15 species

Great Blue Heron  1
Bald Eagle  1
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Canada Jay  2
Tree Swallow  3
Barn Swallow  4
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
Winter Wren  1
Cedar Waxwing  1
White-throated Sparrow  1
Northern Waterthrush  1
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Northern Parula  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
Canada Warbler  1

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48716499


Lincoln Pond, Errol, Maine, US (45.054, -70.891), Oxford, Maine, US
Jun 30, 2018 8:29 AM – 11:29 AM
Protocol: Traveling
10.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC Rangeley Lakes trip, Eddie Giles, trip leader.  9 participants.
40 species

Ruffed Grouse  7     One female with 5 young, second female appeared to be trying to coax her young to either stay out of sight or to come out to opening. She stayed at one place on road.
Great Blue Heron  1
Northern Goshawk  1
Hairy Woodpecker  2
Least Flycatcher  2
Blue-headed Vireo  4
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  6
American Crow  1
Common Raven  5
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Boreal Chickadee  1
Red-breasted Nuthatch  2
Winter Wren  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
Veery  2
Swainson’s Thrush  3
Hermit Thrush  3     One seen with food
American Robin  9
Cedar Waxwing  7
Purple Finch  3
American Goldfinch  2
Dark-eyed Junco  2
White-throated Sparrow  4
Ovenbird  3
Black-and-white Warbler  2
Nashville Warbler  1
Mourning Warbler  5
Common Yellowthroat  5
American Redstart  3
Northern Parula  5
Chestnut-sided Warbler  2
Black-throated Blue Warbler  1
Palm Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  2
Black-throated Green Warbler  2
Canada Warbler  3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  5     Two separate pairs of adult males moving in tandem,  No aggression or chasing observed as the birds foraged together.  The fifth male was singing.
Indigo Bunting  3

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48716504

2018-09-24T11:30:12+00:00