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  • Google hosts the state's e-mail listserv that enables enthusiasts to post and receive immediate alerts on unusual sightings. This listserv is the primary e-mail alert in the state.
  • Maine eBird customizes and brings home the benefits of eBird to the Pine Tree State - for birders in the 21st Century. Explore, post sightings, read reports.

  • Maine Audubon offers numerous field trips and programs - including international tours and field ornithology camps. Maine Audubon operates under the umbrella of National Audubon.

  • Several chapters of Maine Audubon also have sites with information about chapter-led field trips and programs. These include the Penobscot Valley Chapter in the Bangor area, York County Audubon in Southern Maine, Merrymeeting Audubon in the lower Midcoast area north of Portland and Midcoast Audubon in the upper Midcoast area, just south of Acadia.

  • Derek Lovitch and family run the Freeport Wild Bird Supply in Freeport. They lead local birding trips and several national and international tours.

  • The Stanton Bird Club is an independent birding organization that is steward of the Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary in Lewiston.

  • The Orono Bog Walk is a fabulous new boardwalk across a raised peat bog adjacent to Bangor. It opened in 2003 and is a must stop in Bangor.