Posts Tagged ‘Eastern Phoebe’

An American lady

Essex Street Marsh full of flora and fauna

By Dave Small on Sept. 25, 2012, at 9:54 a.m.
I like to share my photos and something about the locations where I capture the images. Not always glamorous places, not always glamorous critters, and especially, not always great photos, but these places and flora and fauna are near us and accessible. Regardless of outdoor activity interest — hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing, baseball … you get …
An Eastern black duck at Asticou Azalea Gardens in Northeast Harbor.

Black duck ready for shake-off

By Dave Small on June 12, 2012, at 10:40 a.m.
Wow, summer weather and all the summer critters seemed to appear all at once. The American black duck was cleaning up while one of its chicks paddled the shoreline of the small pond at Asticou Azalea Gardens in Northeast Harbor. Once again, the Halfway Brook area in Costigan gave up some nice photographic opportunities. Hundreds of …
A personal first: Capturing a white-winged crossbill in a photo

Woodpecker, white-winged crossbill spice up hikes

By Dave Small on April 03, 2012, at 11:27 a.m.
I finally stopped procrastinating a hike on the Stillwater River Trail in Orono. It’s part of the great Orono Land Trust trail system. I enjoyed the walk, and some critters humored me with their presence. I think the Eastern Phoebe was a first of year sighting and photo for me, perhaps it was a …