Posts Tagged ‘white-winged crossbill’

Bigelow Mountain looms over the Dead River.

Eustis trip provides photo fodder

By Dave Small on Nov. 20, 2012, at 11:26 a.m.
I was fortunate to be able to spend another few days at camp in Eustis. The weather proved cooperative and I was able to stumble onto several photo opportunities. My first shot is Bigelow Mountain taken from a bridge that crosses the Dead River on the King and Bartlett Road. I’m still working on …
A mallard takes flight.

Mallard on the wing, boreal chickadee spice up recent outings

By Dave Small on April 17, 2012, at 11:26 a.m.
I’ve looked in this spot a hundred times and never seen much wildlife hanging out, but a couple of weeks ago a juvenile American bald eagle was perched on a branch overhanging a cove on the Stillwater River in Old Town. I was returning from an outing at the Essex Street Marsh with a couple …
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 …