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Paper Mill Trail, Lisbon

What a great day today was. Thirteen people showed up and we had a wonderful walk with many good birds. A male Wood Duck was nearly the first bird seen and seen well. We had both a Solitary and Spotted Read More…

2021 Bates Bird Walk I

Canada Goose  2 Mallard  2 Mourning Dove  2 Chimney Swift  3 Turkey Vulture  2 Broad-winged Hawk  1 Downy Woodpecker  1 Northern Flicker  1 Eastern Phoebe  2 Blue-headed Vireo   6 Blue Jay  8 American Crow  2 Common Raven  1 Black-capped Chickadee  Read More…

Sabattus Pond

What a way to end the season. We walked (and stood) around Sabattus Pond this morning for our Wednesday bird walk and it was fabulous. Thirteen people showed up. The first bird while we were in the old antique mall Read More…

Packard-Littlefield Farm, Lisbon

It did not rain in Lisbon this morning, much to our relief. It was cloudy and slightly cool but no wind or rain. Nine people came for the walk at the Packard-Littlefield Farm.  Most of the crops had been harvested Read More…

Mount Gile, East Auburn

After fearing we would be rained out, the weather was near perfect. We walked up and around Mt. Gile in East Auburn, the first time at this location. When we started the top was in low clouds but the sun Read More…

St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lewiston

A very nice day for a bird walk, windy at times but sunny too. This morning 14 people came to walk St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. We ended up walking under the power lines all the way to Gulf Island Read More…

YMCA Property, N. River Road, Auburn

It was a bit cloudy but the sun slowly broke through and the temps were nice, all in all a good morning for a bird walk. Nine people met at the YMCA outdoor property in Auburn and we had an Read More…

Androscoggin River Trail, Lisbon

Another very nice walk today. Eleven people walked the Androscoggin River Trail in Lisbon. It was comfortable but more windy on the walk back. Hi-lights include a number of warblers, some seen very well such as Blackburnian and Northern Parula. Read More…

Pineland Farm, New Gloucester

We had a nice walk this morning at Pineland Farm. Twelve people attended and we stayed as one group, a bit strung out. The weather, given the alternatives, was really very good. Yes it was hot but there was a Read More…

Riverside Trail, Lewiston

Eight people attended the walk this morning on the Riverside Trail, Lewiston. We walked Sunnyside Park to Tall Pines and back with a detour through Riverside Cemetery. The weather was quite nice, no wind, no rain, comfortable at first but Read More…