SeaWatch

Guest Blog: Migration Watch from Schoodic Point

  Guest Blog by Earl Johnson Now I’ve never been exactly what you’d call a morning person, but five days a week, I crawl out of my bed (or camper or sleeping bag as is sometimes the case), and find my way to Schoodic Point half an hour before the sun comes up.  Technically I

Sea Watch (Migration Monitoring) Schoodic Point

Saturday through Wednesday, from Sunrise to 9am, Sept 8th through Nov. 15 th. DROP IN! – weather permitting. Migrating water birds: loons, cormorants, seaducks and more can be seen daily at Schoodic Point. The birds are identified and counted by Migration Monitor Field Technician, Earl Johnson. Sea Watch is open to the public. Bring your

Schoodic Point SeaWatch

Are you an early riser? Head in to Acadia National Park – Schoodic Point and watch for migratory waterbirds. Drop-in from sunrise until 9:30 AM beginning September 16, through November 17, 2017. Daily barring inclement weather. Bring binoculars. Dress for the weather. No registration required.

2017 Petit Manan Island Nesting Census

Kyle Lima is Schoodic Institute’s 2017 Biodiversity Technician working specifically with the Bird Ecology Program. In addition to the experience that is the subject of this blog post, Kyle is conducting censuses of breeding land birds as well as pelagic seabird surveys, and is helping other technicians with work on plant and insect phenology. Sunset

Winter Birding and Brunch at Schoodic

Join Bird Ecology Program Director, Seth Benz, for Winter Birding and Brunch at Schoodic Institute. This program begins in the classroom with instruction from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. followed by a one and a half hour tour visiting hot spots along the Schoodic Peninsula searching for winter waterfowl and land birds. Bring binoculars and dress for

SeaWatch and HawkWatch migration monitoring underway in Acadia

Through November the Atlantic Flyway of North America comes alive with the passage of a variety of migratory birds, including gulls, sea ducks, gannets, cormorants, loons, mergansers, shorebirds, raptors, and occasional songbirds. SeaWatch at Schoodic Point is a citizen science program conducted by staff and volunteers of the Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program. Acadia National Park’s

SeaWatch at Schoodic Point – Afternoon Hours

Join Schoodic Institute’s SeaWatch migration monitoring effort! We expect thousands of birds to pass by Schoodic Point between September and Thanksgiving. The expected variety of species includes: loons, cormorants, Northern Gannet, scoters and other seaducks, gulls, falcons, and songbirds. SeaWatch at Schoodic Point occurs on Monday and Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 to 5:30 PM.  Visitors are welcome.

SeaWatch at Schoodic Point – Morning Hours

Join Schoodic Institute’s SeaWatch  migration monitoring effort! We expect thousands of birds to pass by Schoodic Point between September and Thanksgiving. The expected variety of species includes: loons, cormorants, Northern Gannet, scoters and other seaducks, gulls, falcons, and songbirds. SeaWatch is ongoing Monday and Tuesday mornings at Schoodic Point from 7:00 to 9:30 AM. Visitors are welcome to drop