Red-bellied Woodpecker paid us a visit this morning. What a striking bird! I had not seen one before today and was tempted to call it a red-headed woodpecker. Looking online at audubon.org I found its true name and other interesting information. For example: "Primarily a bird of the southeast, ... [ Read More ]
Wild Birds - photographs I've taken of our Maine wild birds. Some are in our backyard, others out and about, but all in Maine.
Osprey nest, checking for chicks this morning. Thinking it is near time, if not already, for the little ones to be hatching out, Hubby and I took a ride over to our favorite Osprey nest. When we were there on April 10th, the adults mated. I don't know how long after mating, eggs are laid but I do ... [ Read More ]
Essex Woods, cuteness overload today I took a walk into Essex Woods bog this morning and found ducklings. So adorable! There were at least 5 Mallard families, a Hooded Merganser with several babies and a Wood Duck Mama with just one baby. I also saw what might have been a female green-winged teal ... [ Read More ]