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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…

Bates Birdwalk IV

Too rainy for you this morning? Too bad–it was simply amazing!! Two areas of fallout: the (rechistened) “Warbler Path” on the brook side of the cemetery (B&W warblers, Magnolia, Black-throated blue, Pine, Chestnut-sided, Northern Parula), and around the Bates Puddle Read More…

Evergreen Cemetery – Capisic Park

Today was a picture-perfect day for birding; sunny, with a cool start, but warming up nicely, and no wind… and pretty much into the warbler migration. Oddly only 5 people took advantage of this trip; too bad for those that Read More…

Brunswick Landing

It was sunny but cool. Ten people attended the walk at Brunswick Landing but birds were hard to find. We did get five warbler species and with no Palm Warbler today. Hawks were good with a flurry of fly overs Read More…

Bates Birdwalk III

Results of the Bates-to-Riverside Cemetery Birdwalk III, Tuesday May 7, 2019, 6:00-8:30 AM. 47 Degrees, clear and becoming cloudy. Observers: Dick Bevins, Carol & John Dilley, Joline Gruz, Alexis Hudes, Dana Little, Judy Marden (Leader & Recorder), Steve Reed (Leader), Read More…

Papermill Trail – May 1

A very nice early spring day, cool and sunny, but not as many birds as we would have liked, yet 32 species were seen by 18 people as we walked the Papermill Trail in Lisbon. The high lights were five Read More…