Date: 4/13/18 3:13 pm
From: 'Derek and Jeannette Lovitch' via Maine birds <maine-birds...>
Subject: [Maine-birds] This Week's Highlights and New Arrivals, 4/7-13
Hi all,

My observations of note over the past seven days included:
- 1 SNOWY OWL and 1 singing Horned Lark, Brunswick Landing, 4/7 (with Saturday Morning Birdwalk group). Lousy photo here: https://www.freeportwildbirdsupply.com/single-post/2018/04/07/Birdwalk-Highlights-for-47-Brunswick-Hotspots
- 1 Harp Seal, Porter's Landing, Freeport, 4/7*
- 3 NORTHERN SHOVELERS, etc, Mouth of the Abagadassett River, Bowdoinham, 4/8 (with Birds on Tap - Roadtrip: Spring Ducks and Draughts tour group). Trip report here: https://www.freeportwildbirdsupply.com/single-post/2018/04/10/Birds-on-Tap-Roadtrip-Spring-Ducks-and-Draughts-Trip-Report-482018
- 1 continuing pair Gadwall, Prout's Pond, Scarborough, 4/9 (with Zane Baker).
- 1 continuing GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, Sawyer Road, Spurwink Marsh, Scarborough/Cape Elizabeth, 4/9 (with Zane Baker)*
- Mouth of the Abagadassett River, Bowdoinham, 4/13:
617 American Black Ducks
282 Green-winged Teal
128 Mallards
40 Canada Geese
20+ Mallard x American Black Ducks
8 Northern Pintails
8 Common Mergansers
6 Ring-necked Ducks
5 Wilson's Snipe
3 American Wigeon
2 Blue-winged Teal

* Photos at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Freeportwildbird/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1946931455336799

And my personal first-of-years this week also included:
- 2 American Woodcocks, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester (with Woodcocks Gone Wild tour group). Trip report here: https://www.freeportwildbirdsupply.com/single-post/2018/04/08/Woodcocks-Gone-Wild---2018-Trip-Report
- 10 Glossy Ibis, Scarborough Marsh, 4/9 (with Zane Baker).
- 1 Palm Warbler, Pleasant Hill Preserve, Scarborough, 4/9 (with Zane Baker).
- 26 Wilson's Snipe, Springbrook Farm, Cumberland, 4/10.
- 2 Swamp Sparrows, Florida Lake Park, Freeport, 4/12.
- 2 Broad-winged Hawks, Bradbury Mountain Hawkwatch, 4/12.
- 1 Pine Warbler, Bradbury Mountain Hawkwatch, 4/12.
- 1 Field Sparrow, Brown's Point Rd, Bowdoinham, 4/13.

-Derek

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Derek and Jeannette Lovitch
Freeport Wild Bird Supply
541 Route One, Suite 10
Freeport, ME 04032
207-865-6000
www.freeportwildbirdsupply.com

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