Bird Ecology

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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January 26, 2021

Acadia’s Science Legacy

Acadia National Park has a rich history of science, perhaps the most extensive legacy of study among early national parks. […]

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December 29, 2020

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch Summary 2020

by Seth Benz 2020 marked the twenty-sixth year of the Hawk Watch atop Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, and […]

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December 8, 2020

Sea Watch 2020 Summary

by Seth Benz The 2020 autumn Sea Watch at Schoodic Point in Acadia National Park tallied 53,116 individual migrant waterbirds […]

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November 12, 2020

Sounds of Your Park

Schoodic Point birds are featured in a new immersive audio experience of the planet’s protected places. Recorded by volunteer Laura […]

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September 10, 2020

Schoodic Summer Shorts

Our science continues, despite many challenges brought on by a global pandemic. Because so many campus events had to be […]

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