Winter Deer Yards

The stark beauty of winter often reveals the harsh existence of this gentle creature in its role in the food chain to transfer energy from the herbivores to the carnivores in winter deer yards.

Weekly Notes – August 25, 2013

A not so ordinary Monday in the office quickly takes the author outside for a week’s worth of nature observation.

Weekly Notes – June 9, 2013

Warblers at sea, Woodpeckers, Red-tails and woodchucks, Moose and Black Flies in this week’s Maine Nature News.

Weekly Notes – April 21, 2013

Honey bees, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Ice-out, a visit to the Maine Wildlife Park and Nature Journals in this week’s Maine Nature News.

Weekly Notes April 7, 2013

Eagle’s nest, red maples flower and the mighty hunter of the night sky bids farewell until next fall, meanwhile we can view the International Space Station as it crosses the night sky over Maine with Astronaut Chris Cassidy on board.

Weekly Notes March 31, 2013

Turkeys, Turtles, Peepers and Bird Nests in this weeks Maine Nature News.

January 12, 2013 Weekly Nature News

January 12, 2013               Weekly News Storm systems have been quiet since the New Year, however in typical New England style the temperatures have gone from frigid cold to moderately above freezing and light rain across a large portion of the state predicted through the next couple of days.  Snow pack is settling making for good […]

American Bald Eagle

Saturday, February 18, 2012 (Map 45, Washington County) I turned around after watching my 11 year old friend Victoria pull her 19″ small mouth bass out of the ice to see Tammy pointing. “Oh my God, look!” This American bald eagle had landed on the ice only 100′ behind us. It slowly made its way […]

Hawk ID Please

This hawk landed on a rototiller while I worked this afternoon.  It landed, got its balance and immediately flew away. It’s a medium sized bird. Can you tell me what it is? Thanks.

Talmadge (Map 45)

I stepped out the kitchen door on my way to turning off the heat in the greenhouse and a hawk caught my eye. It was not at all concerned with me. It scanned the ground looking for breakfast. My turkeys and ducks were upset but it wasn’t at all interested in them. I stepped back […]