Acadia Birding Festival 2011

Acadia Birding Festival 2011

May 4, 2011 by  
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The Acadia Birding Festival offers birding enthusiasts the opportunity to explore Mount Desert Island and observe its many feathered inhabitants. The program includes walks and activities, as well as lectures by experts such as Kevin Karlson Pete Dunne. The whale watch catamaran allows visitors to enjoy watching Atlantic Puffins, Razorbills, Arctic and Roseate Terns, before [...]

Introduction to Birdwatching 2009

September 22, 2009 by  
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For bird lover who have never been brave enough to take on the challenge of bird watching, the Introduction to Birdwatching 2009 is the perfect opportunity to start this hobby. This magnificent informative event will not only explore the natural wonders of the park, but teach those participating, how to look for birds, and share [...]

Bird Watching

February 9, 2009 by  
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Bird watching is the viewing of birds in their natural habitat in the wild, or in their improvised habitats in urban areas, possibly even in your own back yard. Bird watching involves identifying birds and understanding their behavior. This fascinating hobby is becoming increasingly popular as a pastime enjoyed by young and old alike. To [...]

Guide to Birds and Birding

March 29, 2006 by  
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Birds are warm-blooded species, that lay eggs in order to reproduce, they are characterized by feathers, hollow bones and forelimbs that are modified as wings. They range in size from tiny hummingbirds to humongous Ostriches and Emus. There are approximately 10 000 bird species in the world that are known to man, making them the most diverse class of terrestrial vertebrates.