Pair of Osprey Courting

4-19, pair of osprey courting, Barred Island Preserve.

Great Blue Herons

3 great blue herons in Southwest Harbor at low tide this morning.

Spring Arrivals on Deer Isle

Recent sightings and spring arrivals on Deer Isle:

March 31. Hooded Merganser

April 1. flock of Snow Goose, LDI. (Danes, AP Hooke)

April 2 Turkey Vulture

April 3. E. Phoebe (Lee Fay); Fox Sparrow

April 5. Killdeer

Bohemian Waxwings

10+ Bohemian Waxwings March 25, 2015, Downtown Bucksport eating berries in front of The Historical Society building.


We have had 20+ redpolls at our feeders for a week now. They have not been here all winter and now suddenly are here on and off every day.

River Otter Slides

River Otter slides snow on wooded knoll in conservation easement abutting Barred I. Preserve.