Bird Ecology

July 30, 2020

A Quarantine Bird Checklist

by Seth Benz For the past four years, Laura Sebastianelli has been coming to Schoodic Institute during the month of […]

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July 9, 2020

The 2020 field season is underway

The field season has begun! The Schoodic Institute Science & Education team welcomed two ecology technicians who started work on […]

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July 9, 2020

Birds are here. You can be, too!

Book some quality bird time and stay in historic Rockefeller Hall on the Schoodic Institute campus this special summer! Discover […]

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June 10, 2020

Living on warbler time

Comparing 2020 warbler arrivals with historic spring arrival dates on the Schoodic Peninsula gleaned from eBird checklists by Seth Benz, […]

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close up of a bumble bee on the center of a flower
May 20, 2020

Small Reflections on World Bee Day

by Catherine Schmitt; photo by David Manski Natural stories are for everyone, and we need everyone to help create them. […]

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January 8, 2020

Schedule Updates for the Acadia Winter Festival

Surprise! We’re getting some ice and snow. Weather-related cancellations will be noted on the event page and individual events. Schoodic […]

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January 7, 2020

Gratitude at Year’s Beginning

At the the start of the new year, we look back on the work of our ecology technicians and interns, […]

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a group of waxwings on pavement with snow in background
December 9, 2019

Schoodic Institute hosts annual Christmas Bird Count

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running community science survey, the annual Audubon Christmas […]

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Black lines and shapes of a spectrogram– a visualization of sound — of the song of a Winter Wren
November 6, 2019

The Sounds of Schoodic

by Seth Benz As the name suggests, “birdwatching” is heavily slanted toward the visual; less so, toward the auditory. We […]

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Hallie Daly stands next to spotting scope with tree and ocean i background
October 24, 2019

What’s Flying? at Schoodic Point Sea Watch

Story and photos by Hallie Daly Any morning at Schoodic Point is sure to be serene, with the waves crashing […]

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