Grand Manan Birds -August 9, 2009

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Sun, 9 Aug 2009 15:21:37 -0300From: Roger Burrows NatureNBSubject: Grand Manan birds, inc. adult BAIRD’S SANDPIPER & juvenile BLACK-HEADED GULL August 9 Ingalls Head Road & Flats 08:00-09:00Great Blue Heron, adult Bald … Continue reading

Times they are achangin’

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Art, I’ve noticed some really interesting bird reports on the site over the time you’ve been up and running, from the painted bunting on Grand Manan all winter, to the most recent, the … Continue reading

Thick-billed Kingbird at Grand Manan

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2009 08:25:28 -0300From: Roger Burrows NBNature ListservSubject: THICK-BILLED KINGBIRD along Ox Head Road, Grand Manan At 6:45 am this morning I saw a mid-sized bird perched on top of … Continue reading

Bay of Fundy’s Quoddy Region – Undiscovered Birding Paradise

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com The website http://www.mainebirdingtrail.com supplies information on some of the best trails in Maine and includes the Quoddy Region’s Campobello and Grand Manan as well. If you love birding this is a great site. … Continue reading

Gulls and Kittiwakes, Head Harbour Lightstation, August 6th. 09

http://www.flickr.com/photos/headharbourlight/ We spent a few hours at the light at high tide today and I went way out on the rocks with the gulls and took a few photos. I got some great shots of the gulls and kittiwakes. Joyce … Continue reading

Falcons in St. Andrews

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com There was a lovely fat and fast peregrine in Pagan Point Salt Marsh Saturday, July 25, 2009 at about 5 pm. There have been one or two merlins actively hunting between the community … Continue reading

Grand Manan Birds – August 3, 2009

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 18:40:42 -0300From: Roger Burrows – NatureNBSubject: Grand Manan birds August 3 Ox Head 14:05-14:40 & 15:45-16:1539 Semipalmated Plovers, 10 Sanderlings, White-rumped & 38 Semipalmated Sandpipers, Short-billed Dowitcher, Hairy … Continue reading

Quoddy Beauty from Brian

Many years ago, my ecology prof referred to the “ability to see” as “der augenblick”,  a special talent that he variously described as “the moment”,” the blink of the eye”, or a “talent of sight”; always conveying someone who has … Continue reading

Did you enjoy summer?

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 20:06:52 -0300From: Ralph Eldridge NATURENBSubject: MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND REPORT Did you enjoy summer?? Well get ready for fall. The south-bound migration has started. Today I saw two flocks … Continue reading

Grand Manan Birds – July 6, 2009

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com  Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 14:37:23 -0300From: Roger Burrows NATURENBSubject: Grand Manan & White Head birds July 6 White Head ferry 06:30-07:00 & 07:30-08:00Great Blue Heron, 16+ Double-crested Cormorants, 87+75 juvenile Common Eiders … Continue reading

Whales and others. July 5th

Two finbacks together (reminiscent of the cow/calf pair last year) who spent most of their time in the ecological area past the lighthouse in the mouth of the bay. Another very big finback who looks like the one I called … Continue reading