Category Archives: Birds

Maine has too many bald eagles

Recently Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife issued the following news about bald eagles: Bald eagles were not always as common in Maine as they are today. In 1962, only 27 nesting pairs were found across the state. After decades of monitoring and implementation of intensive management practices, including working with willing landowners to conserve […]

Two Birds In A Box

Linda and I have been avid birders for about 20 years and I wish we’d started way before that because birding adds a lot to all of your trips. And we have great bird habitat at our house. We’ve enjoyed seeing new birds from Texas to Italy, and the exotic birds we saw in Costa […]

Bet you didn’t know this about American robins

Jeff and Allison Wells live in Gardiner and are birding experts. Jeff is well known for his birding expertise and enthusiasm, and Allison works for the Natural Resources of Maine. They recently published a very interesting column about robins. You can read it here. https://www.nrcm.org/blog/birding-jeff-allison/maines-most-adaptable-bird/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=a4d23053-cd8f-4e1c-909d-1a15cd5c0fe5