Yearly Archives: 2022

Jan 82022

Steller’s Sea Eagle Continues

The incredibly rare Steller’s Sea Eagle continues to be seen in mid-coast Maine close to our home. The last few days he’s been hanging out in Boothbay Harbor. This bird of the Russian ice is a brilliant winter tourist attractions as birders all over the United States continue to stream into the area for a […]

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Jan 82022

Carolina Wren

For the last month Ingrid and I have been hearing and occasionally seeing a Carolina Wren hanging out around our Wiscasset, Maine house. ¬†We live right at the northern most limit of the Wren’s northern range and we have never had one around the yard before. Today we had a heavy snow storm and the […]

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Jan 52022

Purple Sandpiper

With the Big Year over, I spent New Years weekend taking down Christmas decorations and watching football. But by January 4 I was ready to go bird again . . . but without the sense of urgency of the previous year. Of course birding in Maine in January is not for the faint of heart, […]

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