Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jul 132018

Random Birds of Scotland

For the last week, Ingrid and I have been taking a motor coach tour of Scotland . . . a non-birding vacation (gasp). Of course we still managed to see and photograph a bird of two.  Our Scotland List One of the most beautiful and historic nations in the world  . . . we had […]

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Jul 62018

Prairie Warbler

I was jogging today at a nearby nature preserve (and started hearing a bird singing that I didn’t recognize.  A zee-zee-zee sound, ascending the scale and repeated 9 or 1o times. It was very incessant and since I was running with my phone I tried a new app called Song Sleuth which quickly told me […]

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Jul 52018

Black-throated Green Warbler

Went for a morning jog on my new knee and heard Black-throated Green and Black-and-White Warblers singing all around me.  When I got home (now my other knee is hurting), I rush back out with my camera and got photos of the two warblers (plus a Common-yellow Throat and Yellow Warbler), Cedar-waxwings and the Ospreys […]

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Jul 12018

Not a White-faced Ibis

The Maine birding community is all “a flutter” (that never gets old) about the White-faced Ibis being seen at Scarborough Marsh. The problem is  . . . I don’t think it’s a White-face Ibis. I’ve made multiple trips to the Marsh and on the hike in birder after birder told me excitedly that they had […]

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Birding Blitz, a birding app where you compete against yourself or others to identify as many species of birds as possible within a predefined period & geographical area