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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…

Birding at Sylvester’s/Benjamin’s

What a lovely day for a bird walk, and we had a nice turn out of 10 people to walk Bill Sylvester’s and then Ruth Benjamen’s property. At first the birds were quiet then a few sang and some were 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…

Two Bird Walks this Week

This is THE week to go birding, with migrants returning daily. The first walk is Tuesday, with the Bates Walk IV. It leaves from Hathorn Hall on the Bates campus at 6:00 AM and returns by 8:30 Then on Wednesday, 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…

Two Birdwalks the Weekend

This weekend will probably be the best weekend for birding this spring, with warblers and other migrants arriving every day! We have two trips this weekend to take advantage of the bounty: Saturday we are heading to Evergreen Cemetery in Read More…

Papermill Trail – Lisbon, May 11

What a perfect day to start the year’s walks. Nine people came to the Papermill Trail in Lisbon. As soon as we stepped from the car, Carol Jack spotted a Bald Eagle. Then as we stepped onto the trail we Read More…