Bird Ecology

July 19, 2021

Schoodic Institute Intern Talk Series

by Hannah Webber Summertime flies! Over the next few weeks, our interns will be wrapping up their projects and sharing […]

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June 4, 2021

Birding for science on National Trails Day

story + photos by Catherine Schmitt There is a long history of people watching and listening to birds on Mount […]

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May 14, 2021

A new season of science and wonder

  This year, as part of the Landscape of Change project, we need everyone’s help documenting birds and pollinators (butterflies, […]

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Magnolia Warbler
May 8, 2021

Warblers Will Arrive, But It May Take Some Patience

Here is a comparison of warbler arrival dates by week for Acadia National Park’s two districts (MDI and Schoodic). Today May 8 is designated as the Global Big Day. It would be a good day for you to go afield and see if the warblers comply with your expectations.

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May 7, 2021

Revisiting history on World Migratory Bird Day

In the 1880s, the student naturalists of the Champlain Society surveyed the birds of Mount Desert Island during summer camping […]

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April 2, 2021

Anticipating the arrival of April warblers

story + photos by Seth Benz April harkens the return of the warbler vanguard. On the Schoodic Peninsula, records indicate […]

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April 1, 2021

2021 Citizen Science Month Challenge

This year for Citizen Science Month, we are renewing our charge to residents and visitors in the Downeast & Acadia […]

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March 14, 2021

Send us your Fox Sparrow sightings

by Seth Benz Reports of Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), a relatively large and robust sparrow,  are new to Maine’s eBird […]

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February 25, 2021

2021 Bird Tour Schedule

Schoodic Institute announces a full schedule of bird tours and workshops for 2021. All events and activities follow state and […]

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February 2, 2021

The seventh annual Acadia Winter Festival is outdoors and online

WINTER HARBOR – Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park hosts the 7th annual Acadia Winter Festival, February 4-7, 2021. This […]

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