Category: Trip Results

Androscoggin River Trail – Lewiston

We have been on a roll with great weather, particularly this morning. Eight people came to walk along the Androscoggin River Trail in Lewiston, we had good birds, good company, and great weather. Thirty birds were seen or heard (H) Read More…

Brunswick Landing

What a great day, except for the wind. But in the woods the wind was hardly noticeable. Nine people turned out for a walk at Brunswick Landing, the former Naval Air Station. We started by looking for Meadowlarks and found Read More…

Results for the 2016 Bates Bird Walk Series

Another banner year, with 62 species, including one new one! Thanks, everybody. Below is the list for 2016, with my comments on the rarer ones. 126 species since 1988. Anybody want to guess the next species for the list? I Read More…

Highland Green – Topsham

Seven people turned out to walk around the Highland Green Heath (bog) in Topsham. Weather was great but in general the birds were on the quiet side. Nevertheless the bird highlight was a male Rose-breasted Grosbeak standing on a rock Read More…

Bates Walk V

Results of Bates-to-Riverside Cemetery Birdwalk, Tuesday May 24, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 AM, 57-61 degrees F, partly cloudy becoming overcast, calm. Observers: Bob Kleckner, Judy Marden (Leader and recorder), Susie Marston, Christine Murray, Steve Reed (Leader), Michael Reidy. Species seen Read More…

Leader’s Choice – Scarborough Marsh

Leader’s Choice, Scarborough Marsh, May 21st It was a beautiful day; sunny and warm. Not many shore birds, since the tide was high. Probably the bird of the day was the Peregrine. We first saw it sitting on a post, Read More…

Bates Walk IV

Results of the Bates-to-Riverside Cemetery Birdwalk, Tuesday May 17, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00AM. 46 degrees F, sunny, light wind increased to moderate wind at the cemetery during the walk. Observers: Doug Boyd (Leader), Dana Little, Judy Marden (Leader and Recorder), Read More…

Warren Warbler Walk

Sunday, May 15. Cloudy, fairly cold, windy with occasional sprinkles late in the trip. Although not as productive as yesterday’s trip to Evergreen, it was still a pretty good outing. The cold and wind probably kept a lot of birds Read More…

Evergreen Cemetery/Capisic Pond Park

Trip results from the Evergreen Cemetery/Capisic Park trip, May 14 It was a more perfect day than you could ask for; the sun was shining, and the birds were singing. The only down side was that more people didn’t join Read More…

Bates Birdwalk III

Results of the Bates-to-Riverside Cemetery Birdwalk III, Tuesday May 10, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 AM. 41 degrees, sunny, slight wind. Observers: Bob Kleckner, Dana Little, Judy Marden (leader & recorder), Susie Marston, Christine Murray, Michael Reidy, Steve Reed (leader), Una Read More…