October 9, 2014: Back in October I started using Gus’ Nikon D90. I took it along with me to volunteer at the Friends of Merrymeeting Bay office. When I was done I walked to the edge of the Cathance River at Mailly Waterfront Park in Bowdoinham, Maine. A cold wind was blowing in off the water and with the sinking sun, there were few birds. But the autumn scenery was beautiful and I did follow the rattle call of a Belted Kingfisher until I found the bird.
I drove over this bridge on my way there and my way back home again.
The Cathance River is one of the five rivers that flow into Merrymeeting Bay.
I like places like this where I can stop briefly and do a bird count, but I have not been back up this way since the day I was here, and no one else has counted birds here yet. Perhaps I will get a chance to visit here again next year.