This morning ten people had a great walk at St. Peter’s Cemetery in
Lewiston. Almost our first birds were a Cuckoo, two Baltimore Orioles
who showed off, and a number of other special birds. As hoped the birds
were literally everywhere, indeed we ended up with 55, see the list. We
walked part of the top cemetery then under the power lines and then down
to Gulf Island Dam.

Birds seen and heard (H) today:
Canada Goose – 65 at the cemetery pond as we left
Rock Pigeon – 16 at Gulf Island Dam part (GID below)
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo – 1 called at GID
Cuckoo – not sure which one, saw early
Ruby-throated Hummingbird – 3
Killdeer – seen far at GID
Herring Gull – 1 GID
Common Loon – 4 all at GID, one very close
Great Blue Heron – 1 far at GID
Osprey – 1
Bald Eagle – 1 adult, 1 imm, at GID
Broad-winged Hawk – 1 GID
Belted Kingfisher 1 GID
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker – 1
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker – 4 at GID
Eastern Kingbird – maybe 10, lots around power lines
Eastern Wood-Pewee – (H) GID
Willow Flycatcher – called a number of times, played recording and still
Eastern Phoebe
Warbling Vireo – 1 called
Red-eyed Vireo – 2 or 3 seen, others called
Blue Jay
American Crow
Common Raven – 2 GID
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
House Wren – 2 seen and called
Eastern Bluebird – 4
American Robin – maybe 7
Gray Catbird – many
Brown Thrasher – 1 seen very well in sun for relatively long time
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
House Finch
American Goldfinch
Eastern Towhee – maybe 6, some seen, more heard
Chipping Sparrow – many
Song Sparrow – 6?
Swamp Sparrow – 1
White-throated Sparrow – seen by Gordon and maybe others
Baltimore Oriole – 3 seemed to stay in area
Ovenbird – 1 seen GID
Black-and-white Warbler – 1 seen GID
Common Yellowthroat – 8+ seen or heard
American Redstart (H)
Yellow Warbler – seen
Pine Warbler – seen
Yellow-rumped Warbler (H)
Prairie Warbler (H)
Wilson’s Warbler – seen by Doug
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak – 1 female seen

Stan DeOrsey