I have always wanted to learn more about animal tracks....for educational (and survival) purposes, and now thanks to our friends at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, I can! The department posted a handy-dandy Animal Track Guide.
As we walked up to a turn on the road, I noticed something unusual hidden in the shade along the side of the road. I knew it was possible that this was a mailbox I had forgotten was there, but I was certain this time that I was not being duped. Then, I saw a sudden flinch. Ah ha! I knew it. Quickly I alerted my wife in a calm and quiet voice,
As the weather continues to warm up, hummingbirds are slowly making their way back to their breeding grounds up north. Thanks to an interactive map provided by Hummingbird Central, we can see where these birds are being spotted throughout the country, including in New England.