Birding Maine – Christmas Bird Counts

In the 1800’s, Americans would celebrate the Christmas holiday by heading to the fields and woods with their guns, killing as many  birds as they possibly could in order to “win” the competition with their friends and neighbors. Read the rest at the Bangor Daily News!

Birding Maine – The Bird That Started It All

Looking back, there is one specific Maine bird that started my whole fascination with birding in general. Walking along a dirt road near Kennebago Lake, I was playing with a higher-end point and shoot camera given to me for a college graduation present. Its zoom capabilities allowed me – really for the very first time…