Red Squirrel

Anyone with a birdfeeder is familiar with the red squirrel, but did you know the diet of this rodent includes more than seeds and nuts?


Daylight savings time impacts our routines and schedules, while the seasonal changes of light affect our internal clock along with many species of wildlife.

Quoddy Nature Notes ~ White footed Mouse

Mice are fun things to study, especially during this time of year. It seems like in the attic or garage one can sometimes bump into a mouse or two.

Quoddy Nature Notes ~ Owls in Maine

While the Snowy Owl might be the most talked about, there are eleven different species of owl that use habitat areas in Maine.

Quoddy Nature Notes ~ Apples

A brief history of the wild apple that may not be so wild after all.

Quoddy Nature Notes ~ Juncos and Sparrows

Juncos and Sparrows are the next wave of migrants moving northward in Maine.

Quoddy Nature Notes ~ Bohemian Waxwing

Flocks of Bohemian Waxwing enjoy the more moderate winter temperatures in the Quoddy Region.

Quoddy Nature Notes ~ Atlantic Sturgeon

The Atlantic Sturgeon may be protected from predators by an ancient suit of armor, but that is no match for over-harvesting & unhealthy estuaries.

Quoddy Nature Notes ~ Critters of the Subnivium

Who are the subnivean mammals in the winter subnivium environment?

Quoddy Nature Notes ~ Legs and Feet of Birds

A curious contemplation on the legs and feet of birds.