Birding and Site Journal Archives


December 10: A late Nashville Warbler appears at our Suet Feeder.  It is still coming on the 11th.  Last seen on the 26th.

December 4: Out with Merv Cormier to see the immature Red-headed Woodpecker in Lorneville.

November 24: A vagrant Western Kingbird is sighted in Fundy National Park.

October 31: Happy Halloween! We had a Red-bellied Woodpecker show up at our feeders today.

October 19: A Cattle Egret was sighted at a horse farm in Quispamsis; early morning found Merv Cormier, Tammy Savoie and myself braving the chilly air; Joyce Downey welcomed us and showed us around.

September 30: (or so) A Yellow-bellied Sapsucker made an appearance, and we are starting to see Brown Creepers, Red-breasted Nuthatches.

September: various dates, managed to get down to INP and captured a few shots of shorebirds, peeps and others.  Gallery to be posted soon...

July 19, 2004: Thanks to Jean-Sébastien Guénette for correcting a misidentified Peregrine in the Grand Manan April 24, 2004  gallery; it is more likely a Merlin.

July 18, 2004: Added a new gallery for our trip to Machias Seal Island -- many Alcids and a few lifers!
- Machias Seal Island, July 17, 2004

July 18, 2004:Updated the yard list -- Swainson's Thrush has been regular for a month now, gathering nesting material from our cedar mulch pile.  Also, corrected the entry for Cotton Pygmy-Goose; Peter Henderickx pointed out that it is actually a Radjah Shelduck.  My "Birds of Southeast Asia" by Criag Robson didn't list the Shelduck at all (which I was using in Singapore), but my "Birds of Australia" did.  Figures.

June 4, 2004:  Heard an Alder Flycatcher behind the barn, calling quite regularly.  Will need to check over the next few days to see if he stays put.  A Red-eyed Vireo finally made an appearance, and a Common Loon flew overhead making its loud vocalizations. This puts our yard count up to 53!  I think I heard a Blackpoll at dinner time, but it was brief and I couldn't find it., and Pattie thinks she heard a Common Nighthawk or Woodcock; we won't count any of these for now until another confirmation.

June 1, 2004:  A few changes to this page; hopefully easier to find new stuff.  Several new galleries posted:
- Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Arizona, from May 25, 2004
- Point Pelee, May 2004

- Newtown Nature Reserve, Isle of Wight, May 7, 2004
- Grand Manan, April 24, 2004

May 30, 2004:  Pattie thinks she saw a Tennessee Warbler today, but isn't  sure enough to let me count it in our yard list.

May 25, 2004: A brief business trip to Phoenix AZ and I was able to bird the morning at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.  I added a few lifers and will post a gallery shortly.

May 23, 2004: Back from Ontario, and saw Chestnut-Sided, Yellow, Common Yellowthroat, Black-and-White and Yellow-rumped Warblers in a short stroll around the backyard.  A pair of Hummingbirds are now regulars at the feeder.

May 16-19: Visiting family in Ontario, but we were able to camp at Pelee for a couple of days.  Birding was thin and more treed than usual; I will post a gallery shortly.

May 7: While in the UK on business, I joined Chris Jarman for a visit to the Isle of Wight, where he was house prospecting.  I spent part of the day birding the Newtown Nature Reserve.  A gallery till be posted shortly.

April 24: Bob Flood took me on his post delivery route between Black's Harbour and Grand Manan island.  It was a grey and damp day, not a lot of birds but a good trip none-the-less. 




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