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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2015 BIRD LISTS

View Total List (146 species)

To view a particular trip list, click the associated 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 (Share links in blue are not yet working - please email me if you need a certain list sharable). 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!). 
 

DATE TRIP LOCATION COUNTY VIEW SHARE
           
WEDNESDAY        
All Day.............. SADDLEBACK Somes Pond Outlet, Somesville Hancock view share
  SADDLEBACK US-ME-Ellsworth-961-983 US-1A Hancock view share
  SADDLEBACK Depot Road Kennebec view share
  SADDLEBACK Hammond Lumber Parking Lot Kennebec view share
  SADDLEBACK Messalonskee Lake--boat ramp Kennebec view share
  SADDLEBACK Saddleback Mountain Franklin view share
           
THURSDAY        
Afternoon OTTER CLIFF Otter Point Hancock view share
Afternoon SHIP HARBOR Acadia NP--Ship Harbor Trail Hancock view share
Afternoon SEAWALL Acadia NP--Seawall Picnic Area Hancock view share
Afternoon BLAGDEN Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Hancock view share
Afternoon SIEUR de MONTS......... Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Hancock view share
Afternoon SEAL COVE Seal Cove Hancock view share
Afternoon WITCH HOLE Witch Hole Hancock view share
Afternoon VAN TRIP Acadia NP--Western Mountain Rd. Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP Mill Pond Rd. end Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP Seal Cove Rd. Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP Seal Cove Hancock view share
Night OWL PROWL Long Pond Fire Road Hancock view share
           
FRIDAY          
Morning SEAL COVE Seal Cove Hancock view share
  SEAL COVE US-ME-Tremont-588 Cape Rd Hancock view share
Morning SIEUR de MONTS Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Hancock view share
Morning CRANBERRY Little Cranberry Island Hancock view share
Morning PRETTY MARSH Acadia NP--Pretty Marsh picnic area Hancock view share
Morning ASTICOU/THUYA Asticou Azalea Garden, Northeast Harbor Hancock view share
  ASTICOU/THUYA Thuya Garden Hancock view share
Morning SCHOODIC Acadia NP--Schoodic Peninsula Hancock view share
Morning BEECH MT Acadia NP--Beech Mtn./Beech Cliff Trails Hancock view share
Morning CANOE Acadia NP--Bass Harbor Marsh Hancock view share
Morning VAN TRIP Seal Cove Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP Crooked Road Fields Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP Acadia NP--Eagle Lake Hancock view share
3/4 Day FRENCHBORO Frenchboro, Acadia Birding Festival 2015 Hancock view share
Afternoon VALLEY COVE Acadia NP--Valley Cove Hancock view share
Afternoon SHIP HARBOR Acadia NP--Ship Harbor Trail Hancock view share
Afternoon SIEUR de MONTS Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Hancock view share
Afternoon BLAGDEN Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Hancock view share
  BLAGDEN Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Hancock view share
  PRETTY MARSH Acadia NP--Pretty Marsh picnic area Hancock view share
Afternoon VALLEY COVE Acadia NP--Valley Cove Hancock view share
Afternoon SEAL COVE Seal Cove Hancock view share
Afternoon VAN TRIP Mt. Desert Island High School Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP US-ME-Bar Harbor-Cromwell Harbor Path Hancock view share
           
SATURDAY        
Morning PELAGIC Bar Harbor--Town Landing Hancock view share
  PELAGIC 44.3172x-68.0168 - May 30, 2015, 6:46 AM Hancock view share
  PELAGIC Petit Manan NWR--Petit Manan Island Washington view share
  PELAGIC Egg Rock Hancock view share
  PELAGIC Thrumcap Island Acadia Birding Festival 2015 Hancock view share
  PELAGIC Porcupine Islands, Bar Harbor Hancock view share
  PELAGIC Sheep Porcupine, Acadia Birding Festival 2015 Hancock view share
ALL DAY BOREAL ABF Boreal Van trip North Washington view share
Morning SIEUR de MONTS Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Hancock view share
Morning PRETTY MARSH Acadia NP--Pretty Marsh picnic area Hancock view share
  PRETTY MARSH Acadia NP--Long Pond Fire Rd. Hancock view share
Morning ASTICOU/THUYA Asticou Azalea Garden and shore path Hancock view share
  ASTICOU/THUYA Thuya Garden/Eliot Mt. trail Hancock view share
Afternoon CANOE CANOE TRIP - Northeast Creek Hancock view share
Afternoon WONDERLAND Acadia NP--Wonderland Trail Hancock view share
Afternoon SEAL COVE Seal Cove Hancock view share
Afternoon BLAGDEN Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Hancock view share
Afternoon BEECH MT Acadia NP--Beech Mtn./Beech Cliff Trails Hancock view share
Afternoon VAN TRIP Acadia NP--Thompson Island Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP Oceanarium & Salt Pond (Restricted Access) Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP Norway Drive fields Hancock view share
  VAN TRIP Babson Creek Preserve Hancock view share
           
SUNDAY        
All Day SADDLEBACK Acadia Birding Festival Travel to Saddleback Mountain Hancock view share
  SADDLEBACK Saddleback Mountain Franklin view share
All Day BOREAL US-ME-Lamoine - 44.5017x-68.3207 Hancock view share
  BOREAL Roque Bluffs SP Washington view share
  BOREAL Birch Point Rd., Roque Bluffs Washington view share
  BOREAL Englishman River, Roque Bluffs Washington view share
  BOREAL Schoppee Pt., Roque Bluffs Washington view share
  BOREAL Roque Bluffs SP Washington view share
  BOREAL Mason Bay Conservation Area Washington view share
  BOREAL Addison Marsh & Flats Washington view share
  BOREAL US-ME-Columbia Falls - 44.6493x-67.8013 Washington view share
Morning SIEUR DE MONTS Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Hancock view share
Morning CRANBERRY Little Cranberry Island Hancock view share
Morning SEAL COVE Seal Cove Hancock view share
Morning BLAGDEN Indian Pt Blagden TNC Preserve Hancock view share
Morning VAN TRIP Mt. Desert Island High School Hancock view share
Morning VAN TRIP Acadia NP--Sieur de Monts Spring Hancock view share
Afternoon OTTER CLIFF Acadia NP--Fabbri parking lot Hancock view share
Afternoon WITCH HOLE Witch Hole Hancock view share
Afternoon WONDERLAND Acadia NP--Wonderland Trail Hancock view share
           
MONDAY        
All Day BIG DAY West Quoddy Head SP Washington view share
  BIG DAY Boot Head Preserve, Lubec (MCHT) Washington view share
  BIG DAY Pike's Puddle and shore, Lubec Washington view share
  BIG DAY West Quoddy Head SP Washington view share
  BIG DAY Roque Bluffs- trail off Birch Point Road Washington view share
  BIG DAY Columbia, Schoodic Road Washington view share

 

 


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