Monthly Archives: November 2023

The Odd Couple

Those of us of a certain age remember a 1970s sitcom called “The Odd Couple.”   The show was based upon the hit 1965 hit Neil Simon movie of the same name.   The show’s opening credits are still classic. Ingrid and I haven’t been doing a lot of birding recently as we plan for […]

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Spotted Towhee in Maine

November is an interesting time for birding in Maine.  Virtually all of our summer birds have packed their bags and headed for points south.  Some like the Red-winged Blackbird only retreat to Massachusetts while Arctic Terns fly over 9,000 miles to their winter home off Antartica. Meanwhile, our winter birds have arrived . . . […]

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Lobster Trap Birding

To quote from my favorite television show . . . “Winter is Coming!” In Maine – it has dropped into the teens at night,  most leaves are off the trees and there is snow on the ground in some places. And our iconic lobsters have begun to migrate away from the coast into the deep […]

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Assateague Island National Seashore

Last week Ingrid and I visited my baby sister and her husband at their vacation home in Delaware.  It was a wonderful trip and including a Halloween costume parade and contest which we won!!! One of the highlights was a trip to the Maryland side of the Assateague Island National Seashore. Assateague Island is a […]

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