Category Archives: Wildlife Sightings

Trail Cam Visitors

  In the last year, my trail cam has picked up many, many visitors passing through our little patch of woods at night, behind the house.  I thought you might like to see some of them!         … Continue reading

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Writing Distraction – Barred Owl

This Barred Owl hung around my backyard most of yesterday during the snowstorm-ice storm. I was on a deadline to finish revising a third chapter for the week, hoping to turn them in to a writing partner by 5pm. Whenever … Continue reading

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Cormorant Taking Flight

Summer is slowly coming to a close, the nights are getting cooler and in a matter of weeks, some of my favorite wildlife will head for warmer climates.  So every chance I get to wildlife watch, whether by foot or … Continue reading

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The Heron on Little Wilson Pond

Feeling my relaxing summer days coming to an end, I ditched the housework and school prep in favor of a kayak paddle.  The sun was warm, the water calm.  I paddled slowly, taking in all the sights and sounds including … Continue reading

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Moose Sighting!

In the early days of running Poland Spring Campground, before it got too busy, we used to see a moose run through the 20’s (campsites) every spring and then again in the fall.  Once, it even stopped to look in … Continue reading

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Ashley: A Media Sensation

After my Maine Author Day booth at the Maine Wildlife Park was packed up last Saturday, I couldn’t resist going behind the scenes with a photographer pass to see this little media sensation up close and personal. Meet Ashley (park … Continue reading

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Northern Flicker Sighting

Look who came to visit me yesterday, a Northern Flicker! Another of my favorite birds. I was surprised to see him spending a lot of time on the ground on the lawn, and at first I thought there was something … Continue reading

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Cormorant Sighting

A couple weeks ago, I noticed this Cormorant perched on a branch to dry its wings. Look at its webbed feet ~ perching like that can’t be easy! I always thought Cormorants were more or less identical to loons in … Continue reading

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June’s Wildlife Sightings

June has been a very exciting month for wildlife watching! I couldn’t resist showing you some of the sightings over the past few weeks. I’m so in love with our new location. There’s so much to see, so many animals … Continue reading

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This Spring’s Backyard Visitors

When I talk to students at school visits, I always show my wildlife photography on the big screen.  Loons, eagles with chicks, fox kits at their den with the adults, bears, snapping turtles battling.  I talk about how researching them … Continue reading

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