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  • Thursday Morning Bird & Nature Walks
    • Thursday Apr 2, 2015 – Thursday Nov 5, 2015
      7:00 am – 9:00 am
    • Thursday
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
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    • Members: $5.00 Non-members: $8.00
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    Join us each Thursday for an easy stroll through Maine Audubon’s Gilsland Farm Sanctuary.  We will walk the property looking for birds, wildlife and plants. Bring your binoculars and a field guide if you have one. Please dress to be comfortable outside for two hours.

    We meet near the main parking lot. If you arrive late we are typically by the pond for the first 15-20 minutes before heading out.

  • Sparrow Tour
    • Sunday Jun 7, 2015 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Location: Take Stillwater Ave to Tripp Road and meet in Bangor City Forest parking lot.
    • Bangor, 04401
    • Members: $10.00 Non-members: $20.00

    Need help improving your sparrow identification skills? Sparrows are small and not very “flashy” so they can be challenging to recognize. Join us for a tour of Orono Bog, Prospect, and Frankfort, visiting the bog, Mendall Marsh, and nearby blueberry barrens.

    In addition to the more common sparrows, we’ll look for Lincoln’s, Vesper’s and Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrows.

    Leader: John Wyatt

    Please call FPAC to register.

     

  • Bird Monitoring
    • Saturday Jul 18, 2015 7:30 am – 10:30 am
    • Location: Scarborough Marsh
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    • Free

    Bird Monitoring SMACJoin us at Scarborough Marsh for a marsh-wide survey of birds to document the numbers of individuals and species.
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  • Sharp-tailed Sparrow Workshop and Field Trip
    • Saturday Jul 25, 2015 8:00 am – 10:00 am
    • Location: Scarborough Marsh
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    • Members: $10 Non-members: $13

    _MG_9771 Join Maine Audubon naturalist Doug Hitchcox to unravel the complexities of sharp-tailed sparrow identification.

    We will spend a little time inside looking at photos (birds in the field and while banding, including hybrids!) then go out for a field trip along the Eastern Trail and see them ourselves. This is a can’t miss opportunity for anyone interested in sharp-tailed sparrows, and will give all a special chance to learn more about and view these rare birds.