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October 2020

Summering with Vultures

October 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our own Board member and local bird expert/author Don Reimer will present a lively Zoom pictorial portrait recounting his monitoring of a turkey vulture pair raising their chicks from egg through fledged independence. The October 15 talk at 6 pm will trace detailed weekly progress at the nest site throughout the 2019 summer nesting season, with updates from 2020. Maine’s turkey vulture population has expanded immensely since the state’s first nesting pair was discovered in the Camden Hills in 1982.…

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Fall Bird Seed Sale

October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do your birds look hungry? You can stock up on seeds before the cold winter winds blow, and feel good about supporting your local Audubon Chapter at the same time! Proceeds from the bird seed sale help Mid-Coast Audubon provide free educational programs throughout the year. We now have TWO PICKUP LOCATIONS. Choose from these tasty varieties of seed to keep your birds well fed this spring and summer: Black oil sunflower seed 20 pounds for $18, 40 pounds for…

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November 2020

State of the Birds: Decades of Change

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly program on November 19 at 6 pm via Zoom (details below). Nick Lund of Maine Audubon will discuss how bird populations in Maine are continually changing. This presentation covers the changes over the last few decades and discusses which species are disappearing and which are increasing. Nick will also look into the future to see what might be in store for Maine birds, and use his crystal ball to answer your questions. This will be…

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January 2021

Editors’ Talk on New Book – Birds Of Maine

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The first comprehensive overview of Maine’s incredibly rich bird life in more than seven decades, Birds of Maine by Peter Vickery is a detailed account of all 464 species recorded in the Pine Tree State. Co-editors Barbara Vickery and Scott Weidensaul will discuss what the authors/collaborators found in terms of changes in Maine’s bird life over the past 70 years. This will be a free online presentation hosted by the Camden Public Library. To register for the event, please email…

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February 2021

Birding in Costa Rica

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly program on February 18 at 6 pm via Zoom (details below). Maine Audubon's Staff Naturalist, Doug Hitchcox, will give a lively visual presentation about a trip he and 10 Audubon members took to Costa Rica, a birding paradise, in January 2020. This travelogue will follow the group's travels day by day, highlighting the amazing birds, delicious food, and stunning vistas, as well as the conservation issues of the area and importance of ecotourism. Doug HitchcoxThis…

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Spring Bird Seed Sale

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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It's time to prepare for your spring bird-feeding as we eagerly anticipate the arrival of our colorful migrants! Proceeds from the bird seed sale help Mid-Coast Audubon provide free educational programs and feeder stations to schools and libraries. We now have TWO PICKUP LOCATIONS. Choose from these tasty varieties of seed to keep your birds well fed this spring and summer: Black oil sunflower seed $18 for 20 pounds, $32 for 40 pounds Sunflower meaties (hulled) $29 for 25 pounds,…

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March 2021

Finch Irruptions and the Finch Research Network

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Been seeing lots of unusual finches this winter? Irruptions of these fascinating birds from the north in recent years inspired Matthew Young to launch the Finch Research Network (FiRN) in fall 2020. Join us for his lively presentation about Redpolls, Evening Grosbeaks, and the distribution and ecology of different Red Crossbill flight calls on our monthly program on March 18 at 6 pm via Zoom (details below). Matt will also introduce FiRN and its citizen science opportunities. This will be…

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Feeder Station Application Deadline

March 30

Mid-Coast Audubon is again offering support to schools and libraries to foster natural history learning and exploration by providing equipment and resources to establish a bird feeding station. Schools and libraries in the midcoast area inland from Boothbay Harbor, west to Windsor and China, and east along the coast to Bucksport can apply online. The deadline for applications is March 30, 2021.

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April 2021

Horseshoe Crabs in Great Salt Bay

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Great Salt Bay in Damariscotta hosts one of the best breeding locations for horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) in the state of Maine. Since 2003, taking and possession of horseshoe crabs has been prohibited in the state due to their small populations. Join us on April 15 at 6 pm via Zoom to learn about these fascinating ancient animals, their habits, their conservation status in Maine, and their importance to the overall health of our estuarine environment. This will be…

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