bird tour

Mountains to Sea II: June 12 – 16, 2019

Mountains to the Sea – a joint adventure of the Maine Birding Trail and Schoodic Institute. Forever Wild – Baxter State Park surrounds Mt. Katahdin, Maine’s highest peak. Nearby, the West Branch of the Penobscot River tumbles out of the North Maine Woods. We’ll spend the first half of the tour in the northern forest during

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – January 2019

Schoodic Institute announces its Winter Into Spring Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips. Join Bird Ecology Director Seth Benz for any or all of these 3 hour field trips that explore the nooks and crannies of Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Open to all skill levels from beginner to advanced birder. Pick up ID tips, learn

Winged Migration I: August 16 – 20, 2019

Winged Migration  – a joint adventure of the Maine Birding Trail and Schoodic Institute. This tour will spend two nights at Schoodic Institute surrounded by the mainland portion of Acadia National Park. From here, day trips will venture offshore for pelagic birds and whales, and probe the coastline for a great variety of foraging songbirds. Then, headquarters will

Winged Migration II: August 26 – 30, 2019

Winged Migration  – a joint adventure of the Maine Birding Trail and Schoodic Institute. This tour will spend two nights at Schoodic Institute surrounded by the mainland portion of Acadia National Park. From here, day trips will venture offshore for pelagic birds and whales, and probe the coastline for a great variety of foraging songbirds. Then, headquarters will

‘Year of the Bird’ Morning Bird Tour

Conservation organizations worldwide are joining forces to celebrate the “ Year of the Bird” to focus on the act and to commit to protecting birds for the next hundred years. Join Schoodic Institute Bird Ecology Program Director, Seth Benz and leading bird expert Jeffrey Wells on a morning bird tour, April 7, 2018 from 8:30 – 10:30

Shorebirds and Waders are Coming!

Learn where to look for and how to identify migratory shorebirds on local mudflats. Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute Bird Ecology Program Director, leads this outing Monday, July 31, 2017 Participants meet at the Pickled Wrinkle parking lot at Birch Harbor and will travel by van to select locations. Limited access and parking at sites does

Shorebirds and Waders are Coming!

Learn where to look for and how to identify migratory shorebirds on local mudflats. Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute Bird Ecology Program Director, will lead each of these outings. Participants meet at the Pickled Wrinkle parking lot at Birch Harbor and will travel by van to select locations. Two dates are scheduled; Monday, July 24, and

Shorebirds and Waders are Coming!

Learn where to look for and how to identify migratory shorebirds on local mudflats. Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute Bird Ecology Program Director, will lead each of these outings. Participants meet at the Pickled Wrinkle parking lot at Birch Harbor and will travel by van to select locations. Three dates are scheduled; Monday, July 17; Monday,