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Acadian Birder: May 2012 Archives

Bobolinks, Backyard Birding and a Brown Booby!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

booby.jpgBird watcher Alain Clavette is finding lots of bird nests on his property. He's also come across a few Bobolinks. But what has him most excited is the first recording sighting of a Brown Booby off Grand Manan. (Brown Booby photograph taken by Captain Neil Morse on May 20th)

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Back Birding on Grand Manan

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

greenheron.jpgBird watcher Alain Clavette had such a great time on Grand Manan last weekend, that he went right back this week! It seems a lot of birders had the same idea, but the birds aren't really cooperating! Alain talks about the weekend (check out his photograph of a Green Heron), and tries his hand at identifying a couple of birdsongs!

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Birding on Grand Manan

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

vireo.jpgAlain Clavette spent the weekend in heaven -- or at least that's what he'd tell you. Our birder has been on Grand Manan. At last count, he'd spied more than 100 different species, including a White-eyed Vireo! Check out the beautiful photograph he took, and for more just follow him on Twitter @Acadian_Birder, or search for the hashtag #nbbirds.

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