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Historic Pittston FarmHistoric Pittston Farm - June 6-8, 2014 (Full)
Deep in the woods above Moosehead Lake, this continues to be one of the most popular tours. It usually achieves the highest species count of any tour. Targets include all boreal species, warblers, woodpeckers and flycatchers.

Mountains to the SeaMountains to the Sea - June 10-14 (Full)  &
June 23-27 (A few spaces left)
We start in Baxter State Park and chase all of the northern forest species, including rare woodpeckers and unusual warblers. Then it's off to Schoodic in Acadia National Park to enjoy Atlantic Puffins, sea birds, and early pelagic species.

Petit  MananAuthentic Downeast - July 22-26, 2014:
This tour is based entirely at the Schoodic Education and Research Center in Acadia National Park. We'll bird the coastal maritime forest, Maine's immense blueberry barrens, and venture out to sea for puffins and pelagics.

Lubec Sand FlatsMaine's Winged Migration - Aug 19-23 and Sept 2-6, 2014: In late summer, shorebirds stream down the Maine coast, pelagic species flood the waters offshore, and songbirds congregate in preparation for the long flight south. We'll spend two days in Acadia National Park, then farther downeast.

International tour companies such as WINGS and Field Guides are also coming to Maine. See TOURS.  Receive e-mail alerts when tours, trips and festivals become available.


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"Remote Possibilities:"
six destinations off the beaten track:

Attean Lake Lodge

Congratulations to a Maine Birding Trail
Best Nest:
The Captain Lord Mansion, chosen by US News as one of the best hotels in the USA.
Captain Lord Mansion
Maine Birding TrailThere are 82 sites on the official Maine Birding Trail.

Many more great sites were researched and remain relatively secret. Over 260 are documented and mapped in this handy guide, including maps, and bonus chapters on the Canadian islands of Campobello and Grand Manan.

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Razorbill and PuffinFeathers over Freeport
April 26-27

Wings, Waves, Woods

May 16-18

Down East Spring Birding Festival May 23-26

Acadia Birding Festival

May 29-June 1

Aroostook State Park Festival
June 7

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