Maine Audubon Rare Bird Alert
Reporting Period: August 9 - 15, 2014
Area: State of Maine
Compilers: Doug Hitchcox
An undocumented Streptopelia dove, possibly a EURASIAN
COLLARED-DOVE, was reported as visiting feeders in Sanford
for a couple weeks and last being seen on the 12th.
On the 11th, a FORSTER'S TERN was photographed on Hills
Beach in Biddeford.
An AMERICAN AVOCET was photographed in the Scarborough
Marsh, visible from the Eastern Trail, on the 10th. At least
one of the WHITE-FACED IBISES was still being seen here as
of the 10th, and at least two of the presumed TRICOLORED
HERON X SNOWY EGRET HYBRIDS continued to be seen through
Two SANDHILL CRANES were reported throughout the week in
Raymond, along North Raymond Road in a field across from
On the 13th, two SANDHILL CRANES were photographed in a
cemetery on McGuier Hill Road in Poland.
A pair of MUTE SWANS continues to be seen at the Winnegance
Causeway in Phippsburg.
A 'WESTER' WILLET and FORSTER'S TERN was reported from
Popham Beach State Park on the 12th.
On the 10th, a COMMON GALLINULE was seen at the Christina
Reservoir in Fort Fairfield.
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