Monday, June 15, 2009

Birders who Blog, Tweet and Chirp, Plum Island part 1

Howdee all,

I am going to break this into a few parts..since I took allot of photos and I always have a hard time leaving some out… So ..bear with me and enjoy..

This first post is Plum Island part one..

The Socializers

oops …I mean Birders

We did do some serious socializing…

It was exciting and fun to be with kindred spirits. We had so much to share and learn from each other…..thank goodness Christopher and a few others looked around for birds..while most of us chatted…I don't have a photo of us chatting..because, well………I was chatting..

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The Tweets….Christopher and Bev tweeted about our day.

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The maker of yummy blueberry bread..Thanks Laura!Birders who Blog, Tweet and Chirp_20090613_024

We looked for shorebirds Birders who Blog, Tweet and Chirp_20090613_029and woodland birdsBirders who Blog, Tweet and Chirp_20090613_031 And birds who liked marsh and reeds

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Bird watching

Stay tuned for part 2 Plum Island..

The Birds

For more reading pleasure… read these other accounts of our day,

Our fearless leader Christopher from Picus blog

John from Birding in Maine

Lowie from Worn Field Guide

Dan from Nature Observances

Laura from The Interstitial Spaces

Mark from Strack16

Sharon from A New England Life

Janet from The Plover Warden Diaries

Amanda from The Fledgling Birder

Andy from Nature Potpourri read his account of why he couldn't bird with us.

Oh but look here is Andy with us after all!


  1. cool you were all able to get together and get out there and bird...and chat!

  2. Seems as those everyone had a great time and it was a very lovely area you visited. I just checked out Maine Birder's photos from the trip.

  3. Looks like a great trip. Can't wait for the next chapter.

  4. All of these blog posts and tweets tell such a fun story. I sure hope one of these get-togethers will make its way toward Minnesota!

  5. That is so NEAT!!! Give yourself an ATTAGIRL for being a part of organizing!

    It looks like a beautiful spot!

  6. OK you chatty lady, I wonder if you saw any birds. LOL! Sure glad you documented the gathering.

  7. Nice pics.
    In these photos – I Really Was There After All

  8. Kelly
    yes..we did allot of chatting and some birding too!

    thanks Dan!

    John Theberge
    Thanks for stopping by and checking out our birdie outing!

    Stay tuned ..more to come!

    Lynne at Hasty Brook
    I am thinking of one in your area on our way out west mid august...
    what ya think?

    Thanks! ha..i gave myself and attagirl1

    Stay tuned..will show u a few birds that we

    You are too funny..I added your link to the blog post!

  9. What a glorious day to be outdoors observing the birds and just socializing with your friends. Wonderful pictures (fabulous shadows) of your outing to Plum Island. I would love to have Laura's blueberry bread recipe. :)

  10. That Andy is seriously cute.

  11. Dawn,
    This really looks like a fun time, and I like the chatting part a lot! From your pictures, it seems like you had a great turn out and most of all nice sunny weather to enjoy all your new friends and of course, the birds!!

  12. Dawn,

    I know exactly how much fun you had as I met bloggers in April. So good of you to organize this...

    Your photos are terrific.


  13. We did do some socializing didn't we! He hee! I don't regret one word of it either. Wish you weren't so far away. I'd love to take you around Portsmouth and New Castle. It's such a pretty area this time of year, when it's not raining!

    Keep dancing Dawn!


  14. BRAVO Dawn! Excellent photos!

    At least we were all were comfortable enough with each other to be chatty and didn't sit like bumps on a log.

    I wish we could do this every month!

  15. April
    Awe thanks..Laura said she would share her recipe..but so far have not seen i will let you know when it is available!

    Andy is a blue avatar..haa...

    yeah it was a blast..hope that we can all meet some day!

    Thanks mary..yes..I know are you who met in W virginia could relate!
    Hope to meet you someday!

    A New England Life
    yeah we were chatty..I love listening to the Savannah sparrow video and hearing the chatting going on..I should have recorded more of it..but then..i was chatting too!

    thanks john!
    Yes it was amazing how comfortable it was..we sorta knew each other already.
    I bet you will keep having them monthly!

  16. Nice Blog Nob. I'm glad you are getting to meet lots of your birdy friends. I had to check out Andy from dels comment.. He should join the blue man crew.. LOL

  17. Beautiful pictures! It was a great day- thanks for planning Dawn :)


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