Meet the ‘Lions of the Landscape’

Roger McCord takes you up close to the Eastern phoebes once again.
An Eastern phoebe holds a dragonfly in its beak.
Screenshot from a Roger McCord video.

A year after “The Feeding Frenzy,” a finalist for a New England Emmy award, Roger McCord takes the Chasing Maine cameras back under his porch in Cumberland to look at the Eastern phoebe nest.

Hear from expert Nick Lund of Maine Audubon as he talks about phoebes, birds in general and how to be bird-friendly in your own backyard.

Chasing Maine is a video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. Follow the Chasing Maine playlist on YouTube.


Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.
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