Photographs taken on BOATRIDES FROM VINALHAVEN MAINE ABOARD SKUA, A 36' Jarvis Newman hull, driven by John Drury.
Specializing in birding trips to Seal Island NWR off Mid coast Maine, a 3 1/2 hour tour, last Great Cormorant Colony in the US.
largest puffin colony in Maine, Razorbills, Murre, Arctic terns, Black guillemots,
Maybe a whale, More information at https://www.maineseabirdtours.com,
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Parula nest photos June 22
the day of the hatch, June 22,
She still did a good deal of brooding
She would come out for a bath
the nest is within site of the bird bath
she would wash
and repeat, often taking another dip after vigorus preen/shakeout
She begins to deliver feed.
time to eat
another bath, cleaning her rapier
feeding in the morning fog of June 23
the male likes to bath too but besides singing and zone defense he has made contribution on the home front, I have seen none.
Male Parula, or yellow-backed Blue warbler, at his bath