Downeast Spring Birding Festival 2013

April 26, 2013 by  
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The 10th annual Downeast Spring Birding Festival will be taking place on Memorial Day Weekend, offering hikes, boat tours, presentations, and more. Visitors can expect to see puffins, bald eagles, nesting waterfowl and spring migration visitors aplenty. For more information visit the Downeast Spring Birding Festival Website.

Dates: 24-27 May 2013
Venue: Cobscook Community Learning Center
State: Maine
Country: United States

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 heading offshore to do some whale and pelagic bird spotting. Events are suitable for all levels of experience, from newcomers to this fascinating hobby through to advanced naturalists.

Dates: 2-5 June 2011
Venue: Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor
State: Maine
Country: United States of America

Avian Haven Saves Lives

July 17, 2008 by  
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Avian Haven, situated in Freedom, Maine, is a wild bird rehabilitation center has cared for more than twenty thousand birds during the twenty years since it was founded by Diane Winn and Marc Payne. These compassionate bird-lovers care for injured or orphaned birds of all species, which are generally brought to them by members of the public, veterinarians, Maine wildlife biologists, game wardens and animal control officers, as well as other rehabilitation centers.

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Fun for All at the Acadia Birding Festival

April 18, 2008 by  
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With the 10th annual Acadia Birding Festival set to take place this June, bird lovers across the country are getting ready to enjoy this noteworthy event. This is a time when families can share in enjoying the wonders of nature as they participate in walks and learn more about these fascinating creatures at lectures.

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