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Plein Air Painting at Thorncrag

The Stanton Bird Club invites artists to participate in a plein air painting session at Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary in Lewiston on August 7 at ten o’clock hosted by local painter Michael Everett.  Painters will meet at Thorncrag’s Montello Street parking Read More…

Woodbury

Yes it was warm and sticky, but only in the 80s and we had lots of shade at Woodbury … and some ticks but no brown-tailed moths but also deer flies. That all said, ten people had a very enjoyable Read More…

Fitzgerald Preserve – Brunswick

On a warm breezy day 17 people met at the Fitzgerald Preserve in Brunswick for a nice bird walk. We did not find the Clay-colored Sparrow which has been there in previous years but has not been seen or heard Read More…

Whitman Spring Road – Auburn

The perfect morning for a walk on a shaded quiet trail. Eighteen people walked the Whitman Spring Trail in West Auburn this morning with temps in the low 70s (early) and no wind. It was very nice to have so Read More…

Chuck Peter’s Property – New Gloucester

This morning a total of 17 people walked along the unused railroad tracks at Chuck Peter’s home in New Gloucester. This is always a fun walk, except for the uneven ties of the RR, but the open area and elevation Read More…

Warren Warbler Walk

It was a nice morning. Off-and-on clouds and sun, but no wind, temps in the 50s. Many good birds, but a lot of them were never seen, or seen well. And oddly enough we never got a Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Cathy Read More…

Ina Small’s, Litchfield

Great weather, great birds, great company. This morning we walked at Ina Small’s in Litchfield. Ina’s feeders were full, full of birds, we could have just stayed there to watch them. Fourteen people attended and we found 57 species. As Read More…

Thorncrag

May 15 Couldn’t have asked for better weather; temps started out at 50 degrees. Mosquitos were a bit thick though. Judy Marden, Cathy Laurence, Doug Boyd, Dan Marquis (leader and recorder) Birds seen or heard: Loon (seen flying overhead at Read More…

Bates Walk II

Hello all,   We had 4 observers (including guides) at the Riverside Cemetery this week, and it was a little on the quiet side — I know that’s not a great advertisement, but I hope some of you can join Read More…

Sylvester and Benjamin Properties – Auburn

Today’s walk was generally sunny and about 60 degrees with no rain. Twelve people walked the Bill Sylvester property and the Benjamin property in Auburn. Birds were generally scarce, we had a good number of species but not many individuals. Read More…