How many birds can be spotted in Maine in one day? This month, teams of birders will attempt to answer this question during Maine Audubon’s 24-hour Birdathon fundraiser. Will the Gilsland Farm Team, a crew of enthusiastic young birders calling themselves The Sub-Adult Twitchers, rack up a larger bird count than the Scarborough Marsh Team, the experienced Mighty Marsh Muckers? Last year the Sub-Adult Twitchers fell short by a single species!
Pledge your support for a team — or register a team of your own. All funds raised support our mission to conserve wildlife and habitat.
In late April, the first protected piping plover nests of the season were found in Maine. Last year, 50 plover pairs — the most in the state since 2004 — raised 97 chicks to the age of flight (fledging).
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