Eagle Hill - shrubby sphagnum bog and mixed woods.
Bog suitable habitat for Palm Warbler, Lincoln's Spar-
row. Bordering thickets for Yellow-bellied and Least Fly-
catchers, Nashville and Canada Warblers. Woods further
back for Swainsun's and Hermit Thrush.
Fox Hill Drive - coniferous and mixed woods, sphag-
num bogs. Ruffed and Spruce Grouse, woodpeckers,
thrushes. Bog species similar to Eagle Hill.
Con Robinson's Point - mixed forest and marine shore-
land. Bank Swallows and Kingfishers nest in banks to
left. Shoreline good for Common Eider Ducks, Gulls,
Terns, Cormorants. Osprey seen all along these shores.
Raccoon Beach to Liberty Point Trail - coniferous
and mixed woods, open areas, cliffs and marine shore.
and. Habitats for breeding Sharp-shinned Hawk
(variable), Red-breasted Nuthatch, Winter Wren
(uncommon), Dark-eyed Junco, White-winged Crossbill,
Black-backed three-toed Wood- pecker (rare). Seaducks,
loons and grebes in migration are best observed from
Owen Head and Liberty Point. Black Guillemot breeding
at Liberty Point.
Lower Duck Pond and Bog . tidal flats, beaches,
sphagnum bog. KUdeer, Spotted Sandpiper and Savan-
nah Sparrow breed near beach. See Whimbrel in late
summer; rare Hudsonfan Godwit and Stilt Sandpiper;
Great Blue Heron; occasional Merlin chasing shorebirds
American Black Duck and Blue-winged Teal in estuary.
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