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Plum Island – March 24

March 24th…Plum Island Mass. Participants were Linda Sommers, Judy Marden, Doug Boyd, and Steve Reed: Birds seen or heard; Canada Goose Gadwall Mute Swan Black Duck Mallard Common Eider Bufflehead Lesser Scaup White-winged Scoter Common Goldeneye Hooded Merganser Common Merganser Read More…

March Meeting Cancelled

Due to today’s storm, the USMLAC campus is closed, so tonight’s SBC meeting has been cancelled.

Dan Marquis Speaking at March Meeting

Due to a last minute cancellation by our planned March speaker, Dan Marquis will be filling in with a great talk and slideshow about bird and nature photography. Here is his bio. “My interest in photography was sparked by my Read More…

Tracking at Woodbury

Perfect conditions for the 5th annual Stanton Bird Club Tracking and Snowshoeing trip at Woodbury Sanctuary this morning! . Trip report by Steve Reed, Leader: The Stanton Bird Club on February 16th sponsored a winter tracking trip in our Woodbury Read More…

Ogunquit-York

It was a cold and windy, day but six intrepid birders braved the weather for a fine day of birding: Doug Boyd, Judy Marden, Dan Marquis, Una and Brad Tuck, and Steve Reed (leader and recorder). Birds seen or heard: Read More…

2018 Christmas Bird Count

The Stanton Bird Club conducted its 39th Christmas Bird Count of the Lewiston and Auburn area on Saturday, December 29th. In total, seventeen people participated and recorded 42 species; the average since 2000 is 48. There was 1″ of snow Read More…

L/A Lakes and Rivers

This was a nice day, although the birds were few; mild temps, off-and-on sun, and no wind. This was our annual pre-ice survey of the local waters, but unfortunately Sabattus pond was totally frozen over. Consequently all of our sightings Read More…

Sabattus Pond

What a day! Today was our last walk of the season and 22 people came to Sabattus Pond to see lots of ducks. The weather was near perfect, clear, sunny, no wind but temps in the 40s (could have been Read More…

Packard-Littlefield Farm, Lisbon

What started as a cloudy day with minimal occasional rain drops ended in sun. All in all not a bad morning for eight people to walk the Packard-Littlefield Farm. The bird of the day was likely a Dickcissel seen only Read More…

Androscoggin River Trail – Lisbon

Another great day for bird walk. Thirteen people showed up in Lisbon to walk the Androscoggin River Trail. The rain had long ended and the sun came out while we walked. There were many good birds but the 7 or Read More…