Wildlife Sightings

Saw a fisher yesterday on the north shore of Bradbury Island. (Feb 29, 2012)
Michael Daugher : Mar 1, 2012
The Baltimore Oriole is back today at the feeder. Last seen here in late December.
Anne Beerits : Jan 19, 2012
I had a beautiful male Cowbird here at my feeder for the last few days of this very warm December. At the Nervous Nellies feeder we had a Baltimore Oriole! Just as pretty as the pictures.
Pat Heanssler : Dec 27, 2011
A grackle and a redbellied woodpecker here at the trust this morning - Monday Nov 21. The woodpecker has be around since last week.
Mike Little : Nov 21, 2011
Near Campbell's Island: 2 surf scoters, rafting Eiders, rafting buffleheads, several guillemots, several loons, a bald eagle.
Scott's Landing: pair of mallards, rafting Eiders.
Causeway across from Scott's Landing: half a dozen semi-palmated sandpipers.
M. Moore : Nov 14, 2011
Scott's Landing-8:30 to 10:00AM- 9.26.2011- 1 Lincoln's Sparrow, ~1000 Yellow-rump Warber, 2 BT Green Warbler, 1 Nasville Warbler, 2 Red-eyed Vireo, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 3 Common Yellowthroat Warbler, a movement of 50 Blue Jays going in a southerly direction. On and on but just just a spectacular movement of highly intelligent beings!
Chiip Moseley : Sep 27, 2011
Greenlaw Neck (west side) Causeway, Hancock, US-ME
Aug 29, 2011 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments: High tide, day after tropical storm Irene
1 species

Whimbrel 2

Deer Isle Causeway, Hancock, US-ME
Aug 29, 2011 10:15 AM - 10:54 AM
Protocol: Stationary
10 species

Double-crested Cormorant 1
Osprey 2
Semipalmated Plover 71
Ruddy Turnstone 1
Sanderling 1
Semipalmated Sandpiper 30
Least Sandpiper 20
Ring-billed Gull 150
Herring Gull 21
Great Black-backed Gull 2
Chip Moseley : Aug 29, 2011
Had a black bear at our bird feeder, @11:30PM on May 21st- for at least 30 min.- just about 8-10 ft from the house. He devoured the sunflower seeds. has not been back since then..
Ellen Rowan : Jun 20, 2011
On June 3 I had a beautiful Eastern Bluebird!!
I'm quite sure there is a couple". Lovely CUR-Wiii song ...quick and short
Im hoping they will pick one of my " homes" to live in.
Very Exciting
Patty Heanssler : Jun 4, 2011
An eaglet and parent eagles on 'cupcake' island off Deer Isle and also a seal nursing a seal pup on a shoal off the same location. A loon was also spotted off Campbell's island towards the west end going towards the reach.
Michele Moore : Jun 2, 2011
Eight days ago a birding friend, Shep Krech, located a very probable PACIFIC LOON in the Reach. It was last seen near the bridge. He and I would like to know if anybody else relocates this bird? It was seen at a long distance. We would like to confirm this sighting with a good photo.
Chip Moseley : May 16, 2011
North Main St., Stonington, April 30, 2011
ospreys noisily nesting on tower again; male Baltimore oriole lingering in bare shrubbery; yellow warblers galore in thickets/trees on Indian Pt Road; blue heron in flight
Anne Jarvis : May 1, 2011
Saturday March 19th - Green Wing Teal in the cove behind the Bowcat Area on Little Deer Isle.
Pete Dane : Mar 21, 2011
PlumbPoint, Sunshine: saw an otter on the beach a few weeks ago. And saw a gray seal riding on an ice floe at the mouth of Greenlaw Cove north of the Sunshine causeway 2-3 weeks ago. Aslo, the Deer are back in the yard as the snow is melting.
Ellen Rowan : Mar 14, 2011
On Plumb Point in Sunshine: Our birds finally came back- They arrived today- including Chick-a-Dees, Nuthatches, Gold Finch and a flock of Red Polls. They've all been gone for a couple of months. Also saw a Robin on the Sunshine Road!
Ellen Rowan : Mar 14, 2011
Flock of several dozen red polls here yesterday at the feeder, along with chickadees, juncos, red-breasted nuthatches. A healthy fox in the nieghborhood, too: small, but with a busy black tail.
Anne Beerits : Feb 25, 2011
1 RUSTY BLACKBIRDS seen at feeder in front of the Island Herritage Trust building, 420 Sunset Rd. by Mike Little (executive director of trust)
Chip Moseley : Feb 24, 2011
January 25 - the chickadees are singing their spring song this morning - in spite of the 0 degrees temperature!
Mike Little : Jan 25, 2011
Sunday, January 16, Ken Crowell saw otter tracks at Barred Island Preserve.
Mike Little : Jan 18, 2011
Barred owl at Mariners Park, then again the next day on utility wires near junction of Sunshine Rd and 15.
Anne Beerits : Jan 12, 2011
Flock of 7 Common Redpolls at the Island Heritage Trust office (Heritage House) in Sunset.
Mike Little : Jan 11, 2011
2 hooded mergansers and 5 greater yellow legs at Bagaduce river in Penobscot
Beverly Kelley : Nov 6, 2010
two horned grebe, one red-necked grebe, one com. loon, 4 hen com. eider
Goose Cove from Barred Island Preserve
Ken Crowell : Nov 3, 2010
Location: Scott's Landing
Observation date: 10/3/10 7:45-8:45 AM
Notes: ~1500-2000 migrating passerines

American Black Duck 1, Common Eider 6, Double-crested Cormorant 2, Turkey Vulture 2, Black-bellied Plover 1, Ring-billed Gull X, Herring Gull X, Black Guillemot 2, Rock Pigeon 7, Hairy Woodpecker 2, Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 10, Red-eyed Vireo 2, Blue Jay 23, American Crow X, Common Raven 2, Black-capped Chickadee 51, Golden-crowned Kinglet 4, Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2, American Robin 20, Gray Catbird 3, Nashville Warbler 1, Black-throated Blue Warbler 2, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 72, Black-throated Green Warbler 2, Palm Warbler (Yellow) 6. Bay-breasted Warbler 1, Blackpoll Warbler 1,Common Yellowthroat 14, Song Sparrow 2, Swamp Sparrow 7, White-throated Sparrow 6, Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)16, Scarlet Tanager 1,blackbird sp. 16
Chip Moseley : Oct 3, 2010
Pine Hill 9-21-10 9:30-10:30 am

77 Broadwing Hawks, 1 Merlin, 1 Osprey, 3 Turkey Vultures, Blue jays, Redbreasted Nuthatch, Blackcapped Chickadee, Cedar Waxwing, Crow, Raven, Herring Gulls, Robin, Double-crested Cormorants, Goldfinch, Canada Geese
Mike Little : Sep 21, 2010


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