• Maine Jumpstarted My 2021 Birding

    22 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Like so many, the majority of my birding since the Covid-19 pandemic began has centered on my own backyard and local walking excursions. But as we kicked off 2021, I found myself far from my current home in North Florida, surrounded by a plethora of Maine birds!
    You'd think I could have begun my 2021 year list with something less familiar in Florida. A Red-breasted Nuthatch perhaps? A Hairy Woodpecker? Even a Black-capped Chickadee .
    Alas, no. On the morning of January 1st, I woke up to Mourning Doves pecking beneath my parents' bird feeder.
    Birding from a Maine beach.
    But still! I soon...
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