Despite foggy conditions, on a recent Bird Walk on Sears Island, co-sponsored by Friends of Sears Island and the Belfast Bay Watershed Coaltion, birders were able to identify the 29 different birds listed below, either by sight, sound or both. Click on our Amazing Birds of Sears Island Slideshow link to see photos of many of them, taken by Karl Gerstenberger.
For a list of other birds seen on the island click on the Sears Island Bird List by Kathy and Jim Zeman.
|Buffleheads (pair)||Common yellowthroat|
|Great blue heron||Hermit thrush|
|American crow||White-throated sparrow|
|Hairy woodpecker||Red-breasted nuthatch|
|Chipping sparrow||American goldfinch|
|Savannah sparrow||Mourning dove|
|Black-throated green warbler||Black-capped chickadee|
|Chestnut-sided warbler||Canada goose|
|Black and white warbler||Least flycatcher|
|Northern parula||Purple finch|
|Nashville warbler||Blue-headed vireo|
|Yellow-rumped warbler||Ruby-throated hummingbird|