January 9th 2016…Southern Coast
Participants Dan Marquis, Judy Marden, Doug Boyd, and leader Steve Reed

A beautiful day for birding. We stopped at Marginal Way, Ogunquit and Nubble Light, York.
As we were leaving Nubble Light, a talkative woman named Ginny invited us to watch birds from her magnificent home.
overlooking the lighthouse and York Beach.  (if you’re interested, here’s a link to a story about her and her husband)
We enjoyed the tour and Dan ID’d a Black Guillemot and a Red-necked Grebe from a Bay window in her living room.

In all, we saw 39 species.

American Black Duck
Common Eider
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Red-breasted Merganser
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon
Red-necked Grebe
Great Cormorant
Red-tailed Hawk
Purple Sandpiper
Ringed-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Black Guillemot
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Blue Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren
Eastern Bluebird
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow
The bird of the day was the Dovekie