Maine Audubon Rare Bird Alert
Reporting Period: July 19 - 25, 2014
Area: State of Maine
Compilers: Doug Hitchcox
At least one of the pair of BLACK SKIMMERS that had been
frequenting the Basket Island sandbar off Hills Beach in
Biddeford was still being seeing as of the 20th. A FORSTER'S
TERN was reported here on the morning of the 21st.
At least one WHITE-FACED IBIS and a presumed TRICOLORED
HERON X SNOWY EGRET HYBRID continued to be seen around the
Scarborough Marsh this week.
At least three FORSTER'S TERNS were reported from Popham
Beach State Park on the 21st.
A pair of MUTE SWANS continues to be regular at the
Winnegance Causeway in Phippsburg.
Beginning on the 25th, a WHITE-WINGED DOVE has been coming
to feeders located at the end of Kaler Street in Winterport.
Please do not park at the end of the road; use the space in
the last driveway on the left, as you face the river. This
bird continued through the end of the week, mostly visiting
the feeder early in the morning.
On the 25th, a GOLDEN EAGLE was reported soaring over
Mooselookmeguntic Lake near Haines Landing in Rangeley.
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