Shorebirds on the move....Even though the Curlew Sandpiper hadn't been seen in four days prior to our trip, we headed out to Sandy Point. These Dunlin, Black-bellied Plovers and Sanderlings were on the move...When looking for rare shorebirds, a Peregrine Falcon is not what you want.
Peregrine Falcon- A great bird, but not when scoping through large flocks of shorebirds.
Sandhill Crane- Bird of the day on October 31st....definitely a treat!
King Eider-young male in Ogunquit Maine. (Perkins Cove)
Perkins Cove- Ogunquit, Maine.
Gray Kingbird- 2nd State record for Maine. (Perkins Cove)
White-throated Sparrow- Feeder.
Tundra Swans- Quabbin Res. This group of 19 was found by the Hampshire Bird Club (Tom Gagnon & Larry Therrien leading) Nov. 20, 2010
Cackling Goose- Umass Campus Pond/Amherst. 11-21-2010