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Bates Bird Walk I

Results of Bates-to-Riverside Cemetery Birdwalk I, Tuesday April 25, 2017, 6:00 – 7:45 AM, 39 degrees F., clear, calm. This is our 30th year of doing these walks, according to Stanton Bird Club Secretary David Haines.  The walks began in Read More…

Bates Bird Walks Start Tuesday, April 25

The first of the five spring Bates Bird Walks start next Tuesday. Meet at Hathorn Hall on the Bates campus at 6:00am. These trips will go past Mount David and through Riverside Cemetery. These five walks are a great way Read More…

Riverwalk, Lewiston-Auburn

It was a beautiful spring day. A little nip in the air as we started, but it warmed up nicely, with sunny skies. The river was high and running fast, which may have kept the number of ducks down. But Read More…

Christmas Bird Count 2016

Sunday, December 20 By Linda Seamans, compiler The Stanton Bird Club conducted its 37th Christmas Bird Count of the Lewiston and Auburn area on Sunday, December 20. Due to an ice storm the previous night, four hardy teams went out Read More…

Plum Island, March 25

Our Maine weather report promised to give us cloudy but dry weather. We should have checked the Massachusetts’ report. We had rain, sleet, and snow all day long, but we saw many birds even though we avoided Hell Cat Swamp Read More…

Upcoming Field: Plum Island

The next field trip will be to Plum Island, Mass. on Saturday, March 25 From 7am t0 4pm, Meet at Staples parking lot in Lewiston A good spot to find special winter birds, maybe even a Snowy Owl. Bring a Read More…

Monthly Meeting – March 6

Our speaker this month is Herb Wilson, Professor of Biosciences at Colby College. Herb has taught at Colby College for over 25 years, He is an ecologist with a special interest in birds, butterflies, and dragonflies. He has been tracking Read More…

Tracking At Woodbury Sanctuary

February 18th– Animal tracking at Woodbury Nature Sanctuary: Participants Nina Kidwell, Judy Marden, David LeRoy and Leader Steve Reed.   It was a beautiful day… 32 degrees, but there was 5 inches of powder which made it difficult to positively Read More…

Marginal Way and Wells – January 7

January 7, 2017. Marginal Way in Ogunquit and The Cliff House in Wells. Steve Reed, Leader, Judy Marden, Nancy Muir, Doug Boyd, & Dan Marquis It was a cold day. The forecasted 30 degrees with partial sun never never materialized. Read More…