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June 2024

PVC ANNUAL MEETING AND IBERA PRESENTATION:  WOODCOCK MIGRATION IN THE GULF OF MAINE

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Rd
Holden, ME 04429 United States
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Free pizza, cookies, and beverages starting at 6 p.m. Annual Meeting with featured speaker starting at 7 p.m. Please join us to elect chapter board members and officers, followed by a presentation from the 2023 recipient of the Inez Boyd Environmental Research Award (IBERA).  Rachel Darling, a Ph.D. candidate in Wildlife Ecology at the University of Maine, will present findings from her ongoing research on woodcock migration across the Gulf of Maine from Nova Scotia.  In addition to enriching the…

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EARLY SUMMER BIRDING IN ESSEX WOODS

June 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Leaders: Gloria Vollmers and Paul Markson Essex Woods is a delight for birders and nature photographers, offering a diversity of habitats and species along a short, easy walking trail.  Warblers, vireos, Baltimore orioles, and perhaps a black-billed cuckoo may turn up in the shrubs and forest, and a wide variety of ducks and wading birds forage in the marsh.  Several species of swallow, common grackles, and eastern kingbirds perch conveniently near their nests when they aren’t flying overhead, while sora…

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WHIP-POOR-WILL NIGHT PROWL

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Co-sponsored by Bangor Land Trust Leaders:  Bob Milardo and Robert Ostrowski The ethereal sounds of American woodcock, hermit and wood thrushes, common nighthawks, and whip-poor-wills can be heard after sunset within the Walden Parke Preserve, a Bangor Land Trust property.  Join us for an evening walk to look and listen for whip-poor-wills and other crepuscular species.  Mosquitoes enjoy warm evenings too, so please come prepared with insect repellent, a hat, and appropriate clothing to prevent bites.  Directions:  From Essex Street…

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BIRDING THE WILDLANDS

June 23 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leaders: Gordon Russell and Jane Rosinski This will be a leisurely bird walk within the Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust property in Orland, popularly known as The Wildlands. Your trip leaders plan to scout prior to the trip to select a trail that offers the best birding opportunities; please check the weekly listserv for updates.  Many of our most colorful migratory species breed here, including indigo bunting, scarlet tanager, and various wood warblers.  Meet at FPAC at 7 a.m. to…

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July 2024

SEAL ISLAND PUFFIN CRUISE  

July 28 @ 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, July 28, 12:30-6:00 p.m., rain or shine Leaders: Sandi and Bob Duchesne Cost: $80 adults/$45 under 12 Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge hosts a large colony of Atlantic puffins.  Razorbills, common and Arctic terns, and common eiders also nest here, and it’s the southernmost breeding colony for the great cormorant.  Other seabirds and raptors are often spotted on or near the island, and we typically get great views of harbor seals and gray seals with their pups.  Meet at…

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August 2024

LATE SUMMER BIRDING IN ESSEX WOODS

August 25 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Leader:  Bob Milardo In late summer and early fall, it’s not unusual to spot transient great egrets and migrating shorebirds at Essex Woods.  We also will look for multiple species of ducks, green and great blue herons, pied-billed grebes, and songbirds in migration, or getting ready to migrate. You never know what unusual species might pop up here in late August!  Directions:  Meet at the Watchmaker Drive entrance to Essex Woods, off Essex Street in Bangor.

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