Bird Ecology

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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Puffin sitting on water with fish in its beak
July 25, 2019

Puffin Tour Highlights

by Seth Benz Our most recent boat cruise to Petit Manan Island aboard the Tricia Clark, a commercial tour vendor […]

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In this posed photo, seven technicians and interns standing together
June 25, 2019

The 2019 field season has begun for staff, interns, and visiting researchers

Every summer, Schoodic Institute hosts a number of students, technicians, and visiting scientists assisting with environmental monitoring and conducting research […]

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photo of sunset on maine coast
June 3, 2019

Schoodic by Sea Benefit Cruise

Join us on July 21 for Schoodic by Sea and experience the waters of Frenchman Bay and the Schoodic Peninsula […]

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photo of waves crashing on maine's rocky shore
January 7, 2019

Fifty Years of Counting Birds on New Year’s Day

By Catherine Schmitt, Science Communications Specialist Two-thousand nineteen dawned gray and windy, after an overnight storm of snow, sleet and […]

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Nature Trail sign at Acadia National Park, Maine.
December 19, 2018

A Successful Season for the Downeast Phenology Trail

By Libby Orcutt, Senior Field Tech The conclusion of the 2018 season marked the end of the third year for the […]

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photo of peregrine falcon flying
October 16, 2018

Guest Blog: Migration Watch from Schoodic Point

Guest Blog by Earl Johnson Now I’ve never been exactly what you’d call a morning person, but five days a […]

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photo of monarch butterfly
October 4, 2018

The Fall Season at Acadia: When Birds, Fruit, and Insects Join Together in a Splendor of Biodiversity

The fall season is a busy one on the coast of Maine. Birds are migrating through on their way south […]

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Gull eggs labeled and ready to be incubated for an experiment.
June 12, 2018

Guest Blog: Nicole Snyder, North Dakota State University

Schoodic Institute is pleased to share a series of posts by Nicole Snyder, Zoology Masters Student at North Dakota State […]

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One of the rarer sightings of the Schoodic Point CBC on January 1 was this Lesser Scaup (foreground) photographed by Chuck Whitney.
January 7, 2018

Schoodic Point Christmas Bird Count

The 118th annual Christmas Bird Count period, a worldwide citizen science program orchestrated by Audubon over 100 years ago, is […]

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