Field Trip: Monhegan Island

**We have reached our maximum number of participants for this field trip, but if you are interested in being added to the waitlist, please send an email to Mael Glon at midcoastfieldtrips@maineaudubon.org** Monhegan Island is 10-miles off the coast and is a magnet for migrating warblers and other songbirds. We'll also see hawks, falcons, marsh […]

Field Trip: Cloudmarch Salt Marsh, Newcastle

Join us for a unique opportunity to visit a remarkable salt marsh that is inaccessible to the public! We will primarily focus on observing Saltmarsh and Nelson’s Sparrows, both of which regularly breed on this marsh. However, due to the variety of habitats that we will cover, we expect to find a wide assortment of […]

Field Trip: Burkett Mill Preserve, Waldoboro

Join us as we venture to Burkett Mill Preserve in search of Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Palm Warbler, and other birds that are rare breeders in the mid-coast region! The 362-acre preserve owned by Midcoast Conservancy contains a mosaic of different natural communities, with varying terrain of ledges and marshes. Due to limited parking at the preserve, […]

Field Trip: Whale Watch & Puffin Pelagic

Is that a buoy? Maybe a piece of flotsam? No, it’s a Yellow-nosed Albatross! You never quite know what you’re going to find in the open ocean. Join trip leaders Mael Glon and Jeff Cherry as we embark with Cap’n Fish’s Cruises in search of puffins, shearwaters, storm-petrels, and maybe even an albatross! Join us […]

Field Trip: Weskeag Marsh, S. Thomaston

Weskeag Marsh in South Thomaston is one of Maine’s best birding marshes. This 1,300-acre complex features a mix of salt, brackish, and freshwater habitats, including cattails, grasses, potholes, and mud flats. The marsh is nourished by brooks, streams, and rivers, and is bordered by forest, scrubland, and hayfields, offering a diverse environment for birdwatching. Join […]

Field Trip: Weskeag Marsh, S. Thomaston

Weskeag Marsh in South Thomaston is one of Maine’s best birding marshes. This 1,300-acre complex features a mix of salt, brackish, and freshwater habitats, including cattails, grasses, potholes, and mud flats. The marsh is nourished by brooks, streams, and rivers, and is bordered by forest, scrubland, and hayfields, offering a diverse environment for birdwatching. Join […]

Field Trip: Weskeag Marsh, S. Thomaston

Weskeag Marsh in South Thomaston is one of Maine’s best birding marshes. This 1,300-acre complex features a mix of salt, brackish, and freshwater habitats, including cattails, grasses, potholes, and mud flats. The marsh is nourished by brooks, streams, and rivers, and is bordered by forest, scrubland, and hayfields, offering a diverse environment for birdwatching. Join […]

Lobster Bake Fundraiser

Hog Island Audubon Camp 12 Audubon Road, Bremen, ME, United States

**SAVE THE DATE** Mid-Coast Audubon invites everyone to its annual lobsterbake fundraiser at Hog Island Audubon camp with members of the Mid-Coast Audubon Board displaying their cooking talents and available to answer bird questions. An $85 donation covers boat transportation, a meal of a lobster, clams, potato, corn and onion, all baked over an open […]

Field Trip: Rabbit Path at Power Line Crossing, Alna

This location looks like many other power line right-of-ways, but has a unique tendency to attract migrating warblers, vireos, and other songbirds in unbelievable numbers (see, for example, this eBird checklist). The trick is to arrive before dawn and be ready with binoculars in hand as migrating warblers fall out of the sky. Once the […]