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The Backshore Bird Blog

February 5, 2019

Christmas Bird Count 2018

On December 15th a group of us, led by an accomplished birder, Dan Nickerson, identified bird species and counted them over an eight hour period on Peaks Island. Including birds seen in the Casco Bay Lines wharf area, and crossing the Bay to Pe...

November 11, 2018

                                                           Photo credit: Arcos de la Frontera; Cádiz, España, 2015-12-08...

June 25, 2018

The forecast of rain on Sunday morning put the PeaksFest Bird Walk at peril. Even in pouring rain, Michael is willing to forge ahead with this bird walk. Forecasters do make mistakes, don’t they?

A small and

knowledgeable group of intrepid ‘birders’ arrive: Lori from Sea...

February 28, 2018

                 Snowy Owl at Whaleback                                       Photo © Judy Fitch...

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