Google hosts the state's e-mail list serve that
enables enthusiasts to post and receive immediate alerts on
unusual sightings. This listserv is the primary e-mail alert
in the state.
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.
Stanton Bird Club is an independent birding organization
that is steward of the Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary in Lewiston
(Central Cities region).
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