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Papermill Trail, Lisbon

We had a very nice walk this morning along the Papermill Trail in Lisbon with great weather, hot but a light breeze. Twelve people attended and we had 38 bird species. We had good views of a number of warblers Read More…

Field Trip This Saturday

The Stanton Bird Club will hold a walk this Saturday, July 16 on the Papermill Trail, Lisbon for breeding birds. We will meet at the regular location, the Promenade Mall (855 Lisbon St.) parking lot near Staples in Lewiston at Read More…

Summer Wednesday Bird Walk Schedule

Here is the schedule for this summer’s Wednesday Bird Walks: July 20 – Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, Lewiston for resident birds. Meet at the Promenade Mall / Staples. August 3 – St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lewiston. Meet at Staples August 17  –  Woodbury Sactuary, Read More…

Androscoggin River Trail – Lisbon

Another great day and a great walk. Eight people walked the Androscoggin River Trail in Lisbon. This is the “new” trail starting at the Papermill Trail parking lot. It was a bit warm and no wind but lots of birds. Read More…

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…