Tag Archives: birding

Portland Headlight

The Portland Headlight, Maine’s oldest lighthouse, is open year round. And while I love to visit in the summer when the gardens are in full bloom, the grass is green, and the warm breezes are blowing, it’s quite beautiful in … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking/Kayaking, Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Portland Headlight

The Big Move

For those of you who follow my adventures on Facebook and Twitter, you probably realize why I haven’t posted on my blog for so long.   Having a book launch for Mystery of the Bear Cub last October, then selling our … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking/Kayaking, Uncategorized, Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Big Move

Breakfast For Little Kingbirds

While kayaking early one morning, I spied this Kingbird sitting at the top of a tree. I raised my camera to capture it’s profile against the dark blue sky, when suddenly, it took flight, swooping to a nearby nest.  Sitting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Breakfast For Little Kingbirds

Fox Family 2017

Over April Vacation, I spied a pair of cardinals hanging around my bird feeder. In the 26 years we’d owned the campground, I had NEVER had a pair of cardinals visit me! To say I was excited was an understatement!  … Continue reading

Posted in Campground, Cooper and Packrat, Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Fox Family 2017

Nesting Eagles ~ 2017

Our eagles have been patiently sitting on their eggs since mid-March.  Through wind and rain and snowstorms too! I’ve been trekking down to the lake every four days or so to check on them.  As long as I see one … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking/Kayaking, Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Nesting Eagles ~ 2017

Front Yard Visitor

Last week, I drove home from school, backed the truck into its usual parking space and walked into the house.  My husband met me at the door, my camera in his hand. “I’m surprised it didn’t fly away!” he exclaimed. … Continue reading

Posted in Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Front Yard Visitor

Loon Watch: Lazy Fall Days

  Once school started, I didn’t get out on the lake as often.  But when I did, the fall foliage views were amazing!     I never knew where the loon family would be. Sometimes they were right off our … Continue reading

Posted in Cooper and Packrat, Hiking/Kayaking, My Loon Watch 2016, Wildlife Sightings, writing notes | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Loon Watch: Lazy Fall Days

Hoot Behavior

Late August, the weekend before Labor Day Weekend, I found a chance to kayak out again  with my friend Cindy.  This time, it was so foggy, we could barely see beyond the front of our kayaks. But foggy days have … Continue reading

Posted in Cooper and Packrat, My Loon Watch 2016, Uncategorized, Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Hoot Behavior

The Loon Chick Grows: My Loon Watch

  In my last blog post, I’d visited the loon family on July 16th when the chick was only 5 days old. There wasn’t a morning after that, I didn’t think about kayaking out again. But the campground duties keep … Continue reading

Posted in Cooper and Packrat, Hiking/Kayaking, My Loon Watch 2016, Uncategorized, Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The Loon Chick Grows: My Loon Watch

2017 Calendars

There are two different calendars this year. Each is filled with photos I took and edited personally in 2016 while kayaking and hiking in the Poland, Maine area. Calendars are Loon Family and Maine Wildlife, and either of them can … Continue reading

Posted in Cooper and Packrat, Hiking/Kayaking, Wildlife Sightings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments