19th Annual
Acadia Birding Festival


Mount Desert Island
Bar Harbor, Maine
(Acadia National Park)
    
Keynote Speakers 2017:
Pete Dunne, Nancy McAllister, and Luke Seitz
June 1-4, 2017

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Don't miss our special dedicated PELAGIC SEABIRD BOAT TRIP - Saturday morning (June 3, 2017).
PUFFINS, GANNETS, RAZORBILLS, MURRES, TERNS, SHEARWATERS, FULMARS, STORM-PETRELS, JAEGERS, and more

 


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2012 BIRD LISTS

View Total List (144 species)

To view a particular trip list, click the associated Checklist link.  Note that some trips have more than one Checklist to view.

If this was a trip you were on, you can have an exact copy automatically added to your eBird account by clicking the Share link. If you don't yet have an eBird account, clicking this link will prompt you to set one up and then will add it to your new account. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK THE Share LINK UNLESS YOU WERE ON THE TRIP (otherwise you'll be listed as an observer in eBird, which will cause problems with the data!). 

Trip Time Trip Name View List Location Share
Thursday, May 31    
12:30pm-3:00pm Indian Point Blagden Preserve Checklist Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Share
12:30pm-3:00pm Pretty Marsh and Fire Road   Checklist Pretty Marsh picnic area Share
12:30pm-3:00pm Pretty Marsh and Fire Road   Checklist Fire Road at Pretty Marsh to Long Pond  Share
12:30pm-3:00pm Asticou Azalea Garden & Thuya Garden  Checklist Asticou Azalea Garden Share
12:30pm-3:00pm Sieur de Monts Spring Checklist Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Share
12:30pm-3:00pm Van Trip - birding hotspots on MDI Checklist Western Mt Road Share
12:30pm-3:00pm Van Trip - birding hotspots on MDI  Checklist Mill Pond Reservoir Share
Friday, June 1      
6:00am-10:30am Van Trip - Coastal East and South Checklist ABF - east side van trip Share
6:00am-10:30am Ship Harbor and Pretty Marsh Checklist Ship Harbor Trail    Share
6:00am-10:30am Ship Harbor and Pretty Marsh Checklist Travel to Pretty Marsh Share
6:00am-10:30am Ship Harbor and Pretty Marsh   Checklist Pretty Marsh Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Acadia NP--Precipice Trail Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Schooner Head - Acadia NP Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Acadia NP--Sand Beach Share
6:00am-10:30am Little Cranberry Island Checklist Little Cranberry Island Share
6:00am-10:30am Witch Hole to Hadley Point Checklist Witch Hole to Hadley Point  Share
7:30am-10:30am Otter Cliffs  Checklist Acadia NP--Otter Pt. Share
7:30am-10:30am Canoe & Bird - Bass Harbor Marsh  Checklist Bass Harbor Marsh Share
7:30am-10:30am Indian Point Blagden Preserve Checklist Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Share
11:30am-12:30pm Festival Center Checklist Festival Center  Somesville Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip - Coastal East and South   Checklist Van trip Lower Hadlock Pond Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip - Coastal East and South   Checklist Van trip East and South Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip - Coastal East and South    Checklist Van trip  Otter Cove Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Ship Harbor Nature Trail and Seawall Checklist Acadia NP--Ship Harbor Trail Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Ship Harbor Nature Trail and Seawall Checklist Acadia NP--Seawall Picnic Area Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Ship Harbor Nature Trail and Seawall Checklist Acadia NP--Seawall Campground Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Asticou Azalea Garden & Thuya Garden  Checklist Asticou Azalea Garden Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Asticou Azalea Garden & Thuya Garden  Checklist Thuya Garden Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Valley Cove  Checklist Valley Cove - Acadia NP Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Sieur de Monts Spring Checklist Sieur de Monts Spring Share
Saturday, June 2      
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Bar Harbor Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Mt. Desert Island coastline Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Baker Island and offshore Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Little Duck to Mt. Desert Rock Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Mount Desert Rock Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Mount Desert Rock to Ballpark Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--The Ballpark Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Ballpark to Petit Manan Island Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Petit Manan Island Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Acadia NP--Schoodic Peninsula Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--Egg Rock Share
6:00am-10:30am **PELAGIC SEABIRD TRIP Checklist Pelagic--summary list Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist Boot Head Reserve Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist Moosehorn NWR Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist West Quoddy Head SP Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist Roque Bluffs SP Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist Jonesboro--Chandler River Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Sieur de Monts Spring Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Acadia NP--Bear Brook Picnic Area Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Acadia NP--Precipice Trail Share
7:30am-10:30am Otter Cliffs Checklist Acadia NP--Otter Pt. Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip  - Coastal North and West Checklist Van Trip Long Pond outlet Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip  - Coastal North and West Checklist Van Trip  Beech Mountain Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip  - Coastal North and West Checklist Van Trip Pretty Marsh Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip  - Coastal North and West Checklist Van trip Somes-Mynell Sanc. Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Witch Hole  Checklist Acadia NP - Witch Hole/Paradise Hill Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Otter Cliffs Checklist Acadia NP--Otter Pt. Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Sieur de Monts Spring Checklist Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Asticou Azalea Garden & Thuya Garden  Checklist Asticou Azalea Garden, NE Harbor Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Asticou Azalea Garden & Thuya Garden  Checklist Thuya Garden, NE Harbor Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Indian Point Blagden Preserve Checklist Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Share
Sunday, June 3      
6:00am-10:30am Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist van trip Brookside Cemetery Share
6:00am-10:30am Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist van trip 3 Pines BIrd Sanctuary Share
6:00am-10:30am Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist van trip Rockefeller Farm Share
6:00am-10:30am Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist van trip Big Pines Woods  Share
6:00am-10:30am Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist van trip Hamilton's Pond Share
6:00am-10:30am Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist van trip Alley Island Overlook Share
6:00am-10:30am Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist van trip Pray's Brook Marsh Share
6:00am-10:30am Ship Harbor and Pretty Marsh Checklist Acadia NP--Ship Harbor Trail Share
6:00am-10:30am Ship Harbor and Pretty Marsh Checklist Pretty Marsh picnic area Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Sieur de Monts Spring Share
6:00am-10:30am Sieur de Monts Spring to Schooner Head Checklist Schooner Head Share
6:00am-10:30am Valley Cove and Seawall Checklist Valley Cove - Acadia NP Share
6:00am-10:30am Valley Cove and Seawall Checklist Acadia NP--Seawall Picnic Area Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist ABF Boreal Trip - Gas Stop Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist Boot Head Reserve Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist Moosehorn NWR--Edmunds Unit Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist West Quoddy Head SP Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist Eastland Motel pond, Lubec Share
6:00am-4:00pm Boreal Van Trip North - Bob Duchesne Checklist Jonesboro--Chandler River Share
7:30am-10:30am Otter Cliffs Checklist Acadia NP--Otter Pt. Share
7:30am-10:30am Asticou Azalea Garden & Thuya Garden  Checklist Asticou Azalea Garden Share
7:30am-10:30am Asticou Azalea Garden & Thuya Garden  Checklist Thuya Gardens Share
7:30am-10:30am Indian Point Blagden Preserve  Checklist Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Pretty Marsh and Fire Road Checklist Pretty Marsh Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Ship Harbor Nature Trail and Seawall  Checklist Acadia NP--Ship Harbor Trail Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Sieur de Monts Spring Checklist Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist Babson Creek Preserve Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist Norway Drive fields Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Van Trip - Hot Spots "Birding Blitz"  Checklist MacQuinn blueberry barrens Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Valley Cove Checklist Valley Cove - Acadia NP Share
1:00pm-4:00pm Valley Cove Checklist Fernald Pt., SW Harbor Share
         

 


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