By Sylus Caswell
If you are interested in some of the best songs and calls you should go birding soon. The early warblers of Maine have showed themselves at Coleman Farm (Pennelleville), the Brunswick Town Common, and Crystal Spring Farm. I have seen many amazing birds over the past few days.
Palm warblers (Setophaga palmarum) are now arriving from Florida or the Bahamas. Easily identified by the constant bobbing of its tail when perched, this one was seen at Coleman Farm.
The Blue-headed vireos (Vireo solitaries) have arrived from Florida and the coast of Mexico to breed and spend the summer.
Downy woodpeckers (Picoides pubescens) are a year-round resident that is starting to become more active. This bird was seen at Coleman Farm.
The yellow-rumped warbler (Setophaga coronate) is one of the more abundant warblers in North America.
The Eastern Blue-bird (Sialia sialias) has come to places like Crystal Spring Farm (where this individual was seen) to breed in the summer months, some migrating from as far as Mexico.