Maine Audubon Rare Bird Alert
Reporting Period: March 22 - 28, 2014
Area: State of Maine
Compilers: Doug Hitchcox
The Nubble Lighthouse in Cape Neddick continues to be
reliable for SNOWY OWLS with one still being reported
through this week.
On the 25th, a SNOWY OWL was reported in Moody Marsh, on the
north side of Furbish Road in Wells.
A SNOWY OWL was seen atop Mount Agamenticus in York on the
On the 28th, two PIPING PLOVERS and a SNOWY OWL were seen at
Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport.
At least two SNOWY OWLS continue to be reported around
Biddeford Pool this week.
There was a CANVASBACK reported as seen flying by the dock
at Camp Ellis on the 23rd.
On the 22nd, a SANDHILL CRANE was reported from the corner
of Hollis Road and Route 5 in Dayton.
A pair of CANVASBACK continued to be seen this week in the
Presumpscot River, near the Saccarappa Falls in Westbrook,
though only the drake was seen on the 28th.
Beginning on the 24th, a SNOWY OWL was been seen at Sandy
Point on Chebeague Island.
The hawkcount at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal
reported an impressive flight on the 23rd, highlighted by 35
RED-SHOULDERED HAWKS and 75 RED-TAILED HAWKS.
A WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW has reportedly been overwintering at
feeders along Bunker Hill Road in Newcastle.
17 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were reported from the Littlefield
Ornamental Gardens at the University of Maine in Orono on
A SNOWY OWL that has been seen for "many weeks" continued
along Leighton Point Road in Pembroke on the morning of the
SNOWY OWLS continue to be seen along Route 1 in Presque
Isle. One has been dependable on the "PT" Barn north of
town. A second bird was being seen just a quarter mile to
Another SNOWY OWL was reported on the 25th along Green Ridge
Road in Fort Fairfield.
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