Weekly Notes – May 26, 2013

Common yellowthroat, greater yellowlegs, cedar apple rust, garlic mustard and injured animal concerns in this week’s Maine Nature News.

Herring Gull

Bar Harbor (Map 16) A herring gull found an easy meal at the town pier in Bar Harbor. We spotted the bird when it was trying to tear apart a starfish. We watched it shake the starfish repeatedly for about a minute. When it finally broke into two pieces the gull swallowed the part with […]

Ogunquit (Map 1)

February 12, 2010 I never knew seagulls were banded until Feb. 12, 2010 when my wife was feeding them in the parking lot at Ogunquit Beach. I happened to notice this one with bands on both legs.  DH