It’s the highlight of our spring season! Pick one, pick all, come birding with us.
Unless otherwise indicated, all walks are from 7:00 – 8:30 AM. Rubber boots or waterproof shoes are recommended due to wet grass and occasional muddy conditions. In consideration of wildlife and fellow birders, no pets please on all bird walks.
Tuesday, May10: Indian Trail and Penobscot County Conservation Association, Brewer
Leaders: Gordon Russell and Jane Rosinski
Meet: Penobscot County Conservation Association parking lot on North Main Street.
Thursday, May 12: Bangor City Forest, Bangor
Leaders: Paul Markson and Gloria Vollmers
Meet: Parking lot in Bangor City Forest at the end of Kittredge Road.
Saturday, May 14 (Spring Fest and International Migratory Bird Day):
Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden
Leaders: Bruce Barker and Jerry Smith
Meet: Fields Pond Audubon Center parking lot.
Tuesday, May 17: Essex Woods, Bangor
Leader: Robert Ostrowski
Meet: Parking lot at the end of Watchmaker Road.
Wednesday, May 18: Kenduskeag Stream Trail, Bangor
Leaders: Hope Brogunier, Gordon Russell, and Jane Rosinski
Meet: Second parking lot upstream beyond the intersection of Valley Avenue and Bruce Road.
Thursday, May 19: West Penjajawoc Preserve, Bangor
Co-sponsored by Bangor Land Trust
Leaders: Elizabeth Payne and Gordon Russell
Meet: Dead end of Fox Hollow Lane, off Essex Street.
Friday, May 20: Leonard’s Mills, Bradley
Leader: Bob Duchesne
Meet: Junction of Government Road and Route 178.
Saturday, May 21: Technology Park, Orono
Leaders: Jerry Longcore, Jim Bird, and Steve Mierzykowski
Meet: From intersection of Stillwater Avenue and Godfrey Drive, go past Lexus Nexus on left, turn left beyond the next white building, meet in the rear parking lot.
Tuesday, May 24: University of Maine, Orono
Leader: Sandi Duchesne
Meet: Parking lot on Route 2 (Park Street), approximately one mile north of Rangeley Road campus entrance.
Wednesday, May 25: Buck Hill Conservation Area, Veazie
Leaders: Jim and Kathy Zeman
Meet: From Route 2 in Veazie, turn onto Greystone Park (at Stone Sparrow Cafe). Turn left at first intersection (in front of Greystone sign) onto Mutton Road. Drive through the trailer park, and continue uphill on gravel road about 0.3 mile. Parking area is on the left, marked with a kiosk. Park inside the gate or off to the side on the road.
Friday, May 27: Saxl Park, Bangor
Leaders: Laura Levenson and Elizabeth Payne
Meet: Cascade Park parking lot, just off State Street.