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Commonly Misidentified Species: Vireos

It’s not always easy to identify Maine’s most beloved birds. Maine Audubon biologists and naturalists commonly field identification questions along the lines of “is it this, or is it that?” Many species look similar from a distance, but there are some great telltale signs, both visual markers and …

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2022 Bar Harbor Pelagic Trip Report

It was great to be back on the water for our annual pelagic trip out of Bar Harbor, after not running this trip since 2019. The offshore passage of Hurricane Earl sent some swells towards the Gulf of Maine, and some concerning forecasts leading up to the trip, but the day was absolutely incredible! …

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Commonly Misidentified Species: Diving Birds

COMMONLY MISIDENTIFIED SPECIES: It’s not always easy to identify Maine’s most beloved birds. Maine Audubon biologists and naturalists commonly field identification questions along the lines of “is it this, or that?”. Many species look similar from a distance, but there are some great telltale signs, …

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Scenes from Summer Camp!

Summer camps returned to Gilsland Farm this summer in a big way, as we ran more weekly sessions, brought back preschool camps, and moved programming almost exclusively outdoors! And after 8 weeks of camp, 78 mystery animals, 128 nature journals, and too many turkey sightings to count, we wanted to …

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