Established in 1970, the objective of the chapter is to foster an appreciation of our natural environment, with a focus on birds. The chapter sponsors programs, field trips and scholarships. You automatically become a member of the Merrymeeting Chapter when you join as a member of Maine Audubon and your address is within the designated membership area. As a member of our Chapter, you will all the benefits of Maine Audubon membership, and you will receive our chapter newsletter, “The Call“.
Join the search for wintering birds on this all-day outing to coastal Massachusetts. First stop is Salisbury Beach State Park for wintering ducks, loons, grebes, and short-eared Owls. Iceland and Glaucous Gulls will be the target birds in Newburyport. Then on to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island to look for more waterfowl, Snowy Owls and Snow Buntings.
Dress warmly and bring lunch.
Meet at the Brunswick Hannaford at 7:00 am or call John Berry at 207-632-7257 for a meeting spot in Yarmouth or at Salisbury Beach.
Short-eared Owl by Luke Seitz
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Board Meetings, unless noted, are hosted by Ted Allen, held at 7:00 pm and open to the public. For directions, please contact us.