Field Trips

2018
DECEMBER 1,
Saturday: 8:00AM-NOON Lewiston / Auburn Lakes and Rivers
Explore open water from Lake Auburn to Sabattus Pond for ducks and other late migrants. Leader: Dan Marquis. Meet at J.C. Penney’s, Auburn.

DECEMBER 29, Saturday: DAWN TO DUSK Lewiston / Auburn Christmas Bird Count
Help us with this annual census of our resident bird population. A fun day of birding, followed by a pizza feast. Contact Linda Seamans to participate, 240-1380 or [email protected]
Back-up date: Sunday Dec. 30

2019
JANUARY 12,
Saturday: 8AM-3PM Marginal Way, Ogunquit and more
Start off your Big Year at Marginal Way in Ogunquit. We will also stop at the Cliff House and the Nubble Light House in York. We are likely to see King Eiders, Purple Sandpipers and many sea ducks that are escaping the Artic Ice. We meet at Staples in Lewiston at 8AM to car pool. For more information call Steve Reed at 207-319-663

FEBRUARY 16, Saturday: 8AM-11AM Winter Tracking at Woodbury, Monmouth
Tracks of Moose, Fishers, Bobcats, and Coyotes have been seen on past trips. We will meet at Staples at 8AM or at Carver Road entrance to the sanctuary at 8:30. Dress warmly and wear boots or snowshoes. Call Steve Reed at 207-319-6630 for more info..

MARCH 23, Saturday: 7AM-4PM Plum Island, Massachusetts
Get a jump on Spring Migration. The woods, marsh and beach provide excellent habitat for birds that are about to fly north. Snowy Owls, Northern Harriers, and even Piping Plovers have been seen in past trips. We can also stop at Joppa Flats and Mass Audubon which are located right before the Park. We will meet at 8AM at Staples or at 9:30 at the parking lot on Plum Island. For more info call Steve Reed at 207-319-6630

APRIL 23, Tuesday: 6:00AM – 8:30AM Bates Birdwalk I
An early morning bird walk beginning at the front of Hathorn Hall on the Bates College campus, past Mt. David to Riverside Cemetery. Leaders: Judy Marden, Steve Reed, Doug Boyd & Christine Murray. Meet at Hathorn Hall, Bates College, Lewiston.

APRIL 27, Saturday: 8:30AM-11AM Riverwalk & Downtown Lewiston
We will search along the river for ducks, gulls, possibly a hawk, peregrine or eagle, as well as local song birds. Leader: Dan Marquis. Meet at Staples, Lewiston.

APRIL 30, Tuesday: 6:00AM – 8:30AM Bates Birdwalk II

MAY 7, Tuesday: 6:00AM – 8:30AM Bates Birdwalk III

MAY 11, Saturday: 6:30AM – 11:00Am Evergreen Cemetery, Portland
This urban location is a hotspot oasis for returning spring migrants, particularly warblers. And rarities are a possibility. Leader: Dan Marquis. Meet at Staples in Lewiston.

MAY 14, Tuesday: 6:00AM – 8:30AM Bates Birdwalk IV

MAY 15, Wednesday: 8:00AM-11AM Birding at the Sylvester’s & Benjamin’s, Auburn
An annual favorite. A walk through prime riverside habitat. We continue to the Benjamin farm to round out the morning’s birding. Leader: Stan DeOrsey. Meet at the Sylvester’s, 1128 Riverside Dr., Auburn.

MAY 18, Saturday: 7:30AM-11AM Warren Warbler Walk, Auburn
Stanton’s longest continually offered walk. This perennial favorite goes through some prime habitat, including riparian, woodland and farm fields. Leader: Doug Boyd. Meet at J.C. Penney’s, Auburn.

May 21, Tuesday: 6:00AM – 8:30AM Bates Birdwalk V

Summer and Fall Wednesday Walks
Bird walks are held every other Wednesday morning from late May through October at various area locations such as the Papermill Trail, St. Peter’s Cemetery, Sabattus Pond, and private farms. Walks last from 8am to 11am. Dates and locations are posted on the Club’s web site. Leaders: Stan & Joan DeOrsey.

JUNE 2, Sunday: 1:00PM-3:00PM Larry Nadeau Memorial Walk at Thorncrag
Join the Stanton Bird Club and the Nadeau family for this annual walk. Leaders Jeri and Gary Maurer will showcase the birds and wildflowers that Larry knew and loved so well. Meet at the Thorncrag parking lot.

JUNE 15, Saturday: 8:00AM-11:00 St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lewiston
A great place to find late summer birds. Leader: Stan DeOrsey. Meet at Staples parking lot.

Trip Leaders
Contact the trip leader if you have any questions about the terrain or any other aspect of the trip.

Steven Reed ([email protected]) 319-6630
Dan Marquis ([email protected]) 513-8213
Stan DeOrsey ([email protected]) 406-4741
Judy Marden ([email protected]) 946-5087
Jeri Maurer ([email protected])……………… 524-2060
Doug Boyd ([email protected])
Christine Murray ([email protected])….(267) 615-9187