Bird Ecology

September 30, 2022

Sharp-shinned Rascals

In the September nor-westers also fly Hawks, sometimes in veritable companies. Evil little sharp-shinned rascals flap and sail through the […]

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a group of about fifteen people sitting on rocky ledge looking through binoculars
September 16, 2022

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch has begun!

by Seth Benz Hawk Watch started in late August, and sharp-shinned hawks are on the move! We added 411 to […]

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two long-legged birds at the water's edge
August 31, 2022

Late summer shorebirds

by Catherine Schmitt, Kyle Lima, & Seth Benz Shorebird migration is upon us, as the plovers, sandpipers, and other sand- […]

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July 24, 2022

What’s going on with the cardinals?

story + photos by Seth Benz Recently a summer resident of Winter Harbor wondered if something might be happening with […]

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June 6, 2022

Landscape of change: Year one results

by Catherine Schmitt, Kyle Lima, Seth Benz, and Peter Nelson Launched on April 19, 2021, Landscape of Change is a […]

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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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