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Fitzgerald Preserve – Brunswick

This morning was relatively comfortable and certainly dry. Ten of us walked the Fitzgerald Preserve in Brunswick. The Clay-colored Sparrow did not make an appearance. However, Prairie Warblers, Eastern Towhees, and Field Sparrows were constantly singing, but seldom visible. Common Read More…

Sherwood Forest – Auburn

It did not rain. The temperature was not bad, humidity either. Ah but the mosquitoes and the wet trail. Nevertheless seven people enjoyed a walk in Sherwood Forest Conservation Area, Auburn this morning. We saw many birds but most briefly. Read More…

St. Peter’s Cemetery

On a wonderful sunny and warm Saturday morning, six people walked St. Peter’s Cemetery for birds. We were not disappointed. The highlight was probably the number of Prairie Warblers seen and singing under the power lines. And before the walk Read More…

Woodbury Sanctuary – Monmouth

Today was a great day to be out birding, sunny and warm … but we also had mosquitoes, lots of them. Six of us walked Woodbury Sanctuary in Monmouth. I often say the best birds are in the parking lot Read More…

Whitman Spring Road, Auburn

As some of you know, Joan and I became grandparents for the second time this week. Grandson Morgan was born Monday morning. We are helping out with grandson Eliot and so we missed the walk this morning. I understand it Read More…

Chuck and Ellen Peters

It did not look like it would be a nice day for a bird walk and I expected few people to show up; I was wrong on both counts. While it was not sunny, it was dry, and 16 people Read More…

Bates Birdwalk V

Results of the last bird walk in our 2019 Bates-to-Riverside Cemetery spring series, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:00 AM: 55 degrees, sunny. Windy in exposed areas, warblers in sheltered areas such as the side of Mt. David. Observers: Doug Read More…

Ina Small’s Farm – Greene

Yet another great day for a spring bird walk. Twelve people came to Ina Small’s farm in Litchfield and we indeed found great birds …. just Ina’s ever so many feeders was better than many walks … multiple Orioles, Pine Read More…

Warren Warbler Walk – May 18

The day was all but perfect, save but for a bit too much wind. Otherwise the day was mild and sunny, and was enjoyed by six people. The bird of the day was actually “birds” of the day; not one, Read More…

Sylvester’s/Benjamin’s

In spite of the beginning it was a great morning. Eight people showed up, and there were lots of great birds, (55) and actually nice weather. Some drizzle the first few minutes then dry, and sun before we finished. We Read More…