Bird Ecology

May 22, 2022

Schoodic Signals of Biodiversity

by Shannon O’Brien and Catherine Schmitt Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity. Here on the Schoodic Peninsula, we […]

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April 28, 2022

Spring migration is underway!

by Seth Benz; images courtesy Cornell Lab of Ornithology BirdCast Dashboard is a new feature from the Cornell Ornithology Lab’s […]

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March 14, 2022

Five Years of Crowdsourcing Biodiversity Data

by Seth Benz At Schoodic Institute, we believe that science is for everyone, and that everyone can contribute to science. […]

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February 28, 2022

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2021

by Seth Benz 2021 marked the 27th year of the Hawk Watch atop Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park.  This […]

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February 22, 2022

Sea Watch 2021 Summary

A Brief Summary of Sea Watch 2021: A Waterbird Migration Monitoring Program by Seth Benz Since 2016, Schoodic Institute at […]

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January 21, 2022

Job Openings for Ecology Field Technicians

We are looking to fill three temporary, full time Field Technician positions for the upcoming 2022 season starting May 31st […]

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January 14, 2022

New Acadia Early-Career Fellowships

Through the generous support of Catherine and James Gero, the National Park Service, Schoodic Institute, and the National Park Foundation […]

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January 11, 2022

2022 Bird Tours

by Seth Benz This year will feature a full and year-round schedule of Schoodic Institute bird tours, with two brand-new […]

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A crow in flight with water in background.
January 10, 2022

Christmas Bird Count Totals

by Seth Benz This was the 53rd year for this count, an extensive record made possible by the work of […]

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November 22, 2021

2021 Hawk Watch Update

story and photos by Seth Benz This fall, the 27th year of Hawk Watch on Cadillac Mountain, eight volunteers counted […]

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