Robin’s Journal – From the Observation Stand

Saturday, August 13, 2011 Molunkus Stream (Map 44) After seeing nothing in another stand we drove to a parking area for “big field.” It was after sunset but before dark. The only sounds during the quarter-mile walk were the small roosting birds we disturbed, crickets, and tall grasses under our feet. Tammy spotted a cow […]

Talmadge (Map 45), Ash Trees and more

The ash trees here are holding their leaves 10 days to date later than previous years. Their colors are not the normal shades of yellow they’ve been for the 13 years I’ve lived here. This year the trees are still 70% covered and the colors range from light shades of yellow to burnt orange to […]

Rangeley (Map 28)

October 28, Rangeley (Map 28) It’s quiet up here in Rangeley, most of the birds have gone south from here, and only the winter residents are around, so it’s quiet. I did hear some snow geese fly over one night last week, And a friend has reported that she has a tufted titmouse at her […]

September, 2009

Volume 14, No. 9 What Is It? We have answers! Over the last three weeks I have gone to all my usual spots looking for milkweed plants. NONE! The dried stems from last year are there but none from this season at all. This is in the Biddeford/Saco area. Anyone else notice this? JB September […]