Today’s nature walk with Miles Hearn took place close to home at Sam Smith Park, a local hotspot for birdwatchers. The birds did not disappoint. Miles counted 42 species in all. I’ve been keeping a list of all the species identified in 2019, either on… Read More
These little birds were all over the place at Prequ’ile Park. There were some of them in a cedar tree right across from my campsite the other evening.
When I saw these birds at Presqu’ile, I guessed they were catbirds but I wasn’t certain. I looked up grey catbird when I got home and I think I guessed right.
I didn’t see any Common Yellowthroats until I stopped at the day use area called Calf Meadows and walked down to the bay. There were several of them flitting around in the trees on near the shore.
I didn’t see as many Palm Warblers as I did some of the songbirds, but other people out looking at birds told me they had seen lots of these birds.
The most common warbler I saw while camping at Presqu’ile was the Yellow Warbler. These birds were all over the place, but particularly concentrated in the area around the lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula. By the way, I’m fairly new at identifying birds… Read More
There have been a few white-crowned sparrows around the back yard lately.