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Mountains to Sea I

June 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Mountains to the Sea – a joint adventure of the Maine Birding Trail and Schoodic Institute.

Forever Wild

Baxter State Park surrounds Mt. Katahdin, Maine’s highest peak. Nearby, the West Branch of the Penobscot River tumbles out of the North Maine Woods. We’ll spend the first half of the tour in the northern forest during the height of songbird singing. From there, we move off to the northern portion of Acadia National Park and the downeast coast of Maine. The scenery on this adventure is equal to the variety of birds to be found.

Two 5-day, 4-night tours

Guests meet in Bangor and move immediately to The Maine Highlands in and around Baxter State Park, where we’ll chase some of Maine’s toughest birds, including American Three-toed and Black-backed Woodpeckers. Spruce Grouse and Boreal Chickadees also haunt this locale, and we should witness Fox and Lincoln’s Sparrows singing on their territories. While we’re in this spot, we’ll have a great chance to snap up some of the tougher warblers, such as Blackpoll, Bay-breasted, Tennessee and Mourning, and northern forest flycatchers such as Alder, Least, Yellow-bellied and Olive-sided.

Tour guides

Seth Benz, Director of the Schoodic Institute Bird Ecology Program
Bob Duchesne, founder of the Maine Birding Trail and author of the trail guidebook

More Information can be found at www.mainebirdingtrail.com

Space is available in other tours in June and August.


June 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am
June 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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