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February 2022

Field Trip: South Coastal Area of Maine

February 12 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

All are welcome! You don’t need to be an Audubon member or have advanced birding skills to join us. We simply hope to instill interest in the natural world through an understanding of how birds live and thrive in our area. For early 2022, we require that participants over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Participants are welcome to arrange carpooling among themselves, but we will not meet at a central location beforehand. The trip leader will…

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March 2022

Field Trip: Biddeford Pool and Environs

March 12 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Common Eider by NRCM

All are welcome! You don’t need to be an Audubon member or have advanced birding skills to join us. We simply hope to instill interest in the natural world through an understanding of how birds live and thrive in our area. For early 2022, we require that participants over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Participants are welcome to arrange carpooling among themselves, but we will not meet at a central location beforehand. The trip leader will…

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Messing Around with Birds (For Fun and Science)

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join naturalist Scott Weidensaul for a lighthearted exploration of his many avian research projects, from banding hawks and tiny saw-whet owls to studying the migration of western hummingbirds that aren't supposed to be in the east in December (but are), and snowy owls coming down from the Arctic. Best of all, learn how anyone with some enthusiasm and time can make important contributions to the science and conservation of birds, and have a great time doing it.   Scott Weidensaul…

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April 2022

Field Trip: Salt Bay Farm, Damariscotta

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Rd.
Damariscotta, 04543 United States
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For early 2022, we require that participants over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Participants are welcome to arrange carpooling among themselves, but we will not meet at a central location beforehand. The trip leader will meet participants at the actual trip site. *********************************************** Join Trip Leader, Dennis McKenna, as we seek early migrants at the Great Salt Bay Farm in Damariscotta. we'll walk the meadow looking for Savannah Sparrows and Bobolinks, scan the pond for ducks…

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Field Trip: Reid State Park

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Reid State Park, 375 Seguinland Rd
Georgetown, 04548
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For 2022, we require that participants over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Participants are welcome to arrange carpooling among themselves, but we will not meet at a central location beforehand. The trip leader will meet participants at the actual trip site. ******************************************** Reid State Park in Georgetown is characterized by a broad sandy beach, dunes, and coastal woodland. The tidal marsh of the Little River flanks the western border of the park, and the mouth of…

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May 2022

Field Trip: Sears Island

May 12 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sears Island Searsport, ME United States + Google Map

For 2022, we require that participants over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Participants are welcome to arrange carpooling among themselves, but we will not meet at a central location beforehand. The trip leader will meet participants at the actual trip site. ******************************************** Join us as we seek spring migrants at this mid-coast birding hotspot in Searsport. During spring migration, many species rest and feed on the island during their long northbound trip. Warblers galore! Some are…

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Field Trip: Evergreen Cemetary/Capisic Pond, Portland

May 21 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Evergreen Cemetary, 672 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 04103 United States
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For 2022, we require that participants over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Participants are welcome to arrange carpooling among themselves, but we will not meet at a central location beforehand. The trip leader will meet participants at the actual trip site. ******************************************** Evergreen Cemetary and its surrounding 100-acre forest in Portland is a warbler haven in May, with owls, hawks, ducks, and herons possible at the ponds. We will continue to seek spring migrants at this,…

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Field Trip: Florida Lake, Freeport

May 24 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Florida Lake, 82 A Wardtown Rd
Freeport, 04032
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For 2022, we require that participants over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Participants are welcome to arrange carpooling among themselves, but we will not meet at a central location beforehand. The trip leader will meet participants at the actual trip site. ******************************************** Florida Lake is new to our spring line up of field trips because we only recently discovered this birding gem. There are about 3 miles of trails through the 167-acres of differing habitats including…

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Field Trip: Viles Arboretum, Augusta

May 28 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital St.
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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For 2022, we require that participants over the age of twelve be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Participants are welcome to arrange carpooling among themselves, but we will not meet at a central location beforehand. The trip leader will meet participants at the actual trip site. *********************************************** Join us as we continue our pursuit of spring migrants at this noted hotspot. The 224-acre Pine Tree State Arboretum has fields, marshes, ponds, gardens, and woods making for a diverse habitat for birds.…

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