Maine Audubon Rare Bird Alert
Reporting Period: January 24 - 30, 2015
Area: State of Maine
Compilers: Doug Hitchcox
A GYRFALCON was reported from Wells Harbor on the 28th. This
is presumably the same bird that was seen here from January
17th through the 19th and in Hampton, NH on the 25th and
26th. A SNOWY OWL was seen near here, from Mile Road, on the
4 or 5 SNOWY OWLS were reported around the Biddeford Pool
area throughout the week.
A late EASTERN TOWHEE was found at Fuller Farm, located off
Broad Turn Road in Scarborough on the 25h. A RED-SHOULDERED
HAWK was also been seen here over the past week.
At least two or three SNOWY OWLS continued around the
Scarborough Marsh this week.
A SNOWY OWL was seen at Bug Light park in South Portland on
the afternoon of the 24th.
On the 25th, a pair of BARROW'S GOLDENEYE were reported from
South Freeport Harbor.
Kennebec River Valley (Augusta-Waterville)
An EASTERN TOWHEE was reported visiting feeders in Hallowell
on the 28th.
On the 24th, a RED-SHOULDERED HAWK was relocated at the
corner of Ridge Road and Old Brunswick Road in North Bath.
SNOWY OWLS were reported in Hampden and Hermon on the 26th.
A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW continued at feeders in Eastport as
of the 24th.
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