Category Archives: birds

Great Hikes for Kids: Birdsacre

Location: Ellsworth Distance: 1/2 to 2 miles, depending on trails chosen Difficulty: Easy Ages: All ages Tucked away off busy Route 3 in Ellsworth, past the car wash and right before China Hill, is a little slice of fairyland. The Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary, also just known as Birdsacre, is part wildlife rehab, part nature park, and part straight-up magic. […]

The return of the birds

Have you noticed? The birds are back. First we noticed some new birds around the feeder. They weren’t chickadees. I can’t tell you what they were because they flew away before the kids returned with the bird book. Then we heard our friends the pileated woodpeckers. We know them. We have a few that like to hang around our […]