Wildlife Sightings

Blue Gray Gnatcatcher all over the apple and thornapples in our back yard Sunday afternoon. I have never seen one here in 30 years.
Dick McWilliams : Apr 22, 2013
Two Killdeer on our lawn on Little Deer Isle.
Dick McWilliams : Apr 8, 2013
18+ Surf Scoters at the southern tip of Carney Island.
Dick McWilliams : Mar 27, 2013
3-19-13 First Redwing Blackbird of the year appeared in the storm on our feeders at Greens Hill in Deer Isle village
Mike Little : Mar 19, 2013
Snowdrops and a crocus blooming in our yard!

And a pussy willow in full bloom along Whitman Road. Whatever comes tomorrow, Spring is on its way!
mike : Mar 18, 2013
Coyote chased a doe down our beach at dawn this morning. They went over the cemetary and disappeared.
Dick McWilliam : Jan 29, 2013
An immature male goshawk made a fast pass at the birds on the tube feeder this morning and a female adult redtail took up position over the field.
Dick McWilliams : Jan 25, 2013
A solitary red-bellied woodpecker at feeder at Nervous Nellie's all winter this year for first time.
Anne Beerits : Jan 16, 2013
River Otter scat on Barred Island and tracks in snow on conservation easement on nearby shore.
Ken Crowell : Jan 12, 2013
2 White wing cross bills on Weed's Point
Dick McWilliam : Jan 2, 2013
Common Redpoll at the Trust office this morning (Dec 21)
Mike Little : Dec 21, 2012
7 Pine Grosbeaks in our Thornapple Tree
Dick McWilliam : Dec 20, 2012
12 Common Red Polls at our feeder today.
Dick McWilliams : Dec 17, 2012
One loon, 18 red-necked grebe, maybe two horned grebe and a few surf scoter in distance, on a chilly but calm afternoon with extreme low tide at Barred Island.
Marnie and Ken : Dec 12, 2012
A single male Snow Bunting in the turn around in fron tof the barn at our farm. End of Weed's Point, Little Deer
Dick McWilliam : Dec 3, 2012
Several Hooded Mergansers on the Mill Pond in Deer Isle village at 10:00 a.m. 12/1/12
Dick McWilliam : Dec 1, 2012
a single male Evening Grosbeak under the feeder yesterday morning.
B Powers : Nov 20, 2012
We had 1 Common Redpoll on our tube feeder at lunch today.
Dick McWilliams : Nov 7, 2012
Three female horned larks Sunday 11/4 on Weed's Point Road, Little Deer Isle. They are along the edge of the road about midway.
Dick McWilliams : Nov 5, 2012
25+ Pine Siskins on the feeder the last few days.
Dick McWilliam : Oct 13, 2012
The hawks are migrating! A sharpie made a pass at the goldfinches on the tube feeder this a.m. while a sparrow hawk took up position in a spruce over our freshly mowed field.
Dick McWilliams : Sep 11, 2012
Wainwright Marsh & Reach Beach, Hancock, US-ME
Jul 31, 2012 9:20 AM - 9:35 AM
Protocol: Stationary
9 species

Common Loon 1
Semipalmated Plover 26
Greater Yellowlegs 4
Lesser Yellowlegs 1
Semipalmated Sandpiper 3
Least Sandpiper 5
White-rumped Sandpiper 1
Herring Gull (American) 11
American Crow 3

Southwest Harbor, Sunset, ME, Hancock, US-ME
Jul 31, 2012 8:35 AM - 9:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.25 mile(s)
9 species

Common Eider (Atlantic) 9
Lesser Yellowlegs 11
Semipalmated Sandpiper 1
Least Sandpiper 2
Short-billed Dowitcher (Atlantic) 10
Herring Gull (American) 8
Black Guillemot 12
American Crow 5
Song Sparrow 2
Chip Moseley : Jul 31, 2012
I have been seeing foxes all over the island, some with cubs. It must be a boom year for foxes on Deer Isle.
Dick McWilliam : Jul 2, 2012
A red fox suddenly popped up on our terrace and tried to catch the young red squirrels - no luck. He spent quite while looking around then took off.
Dick McWilliam : Jun 26, 2012
Fox family is back: mama and 5 kits living under our (litttle-used garage) adjacent to Nervous Nellie's
Anne Beerits : May 1, 2012


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Mail: P.O. Box 42 / Deer Isle, ME 04627
Phone: 207-348-2455
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