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February Meeting: “Winter Tracking”

Winter Tracking with Ben Nugent, District Supervisor, USDA Wildlife Services in Maine Monthly Education Meeting February 5, 2024 4 pm-6 pm Auburn Public Library Ben will be sharing photographs on winter wildlife tracking, with pictures and examples from the wildlife Read More…

December Meeting: “Birds of Costa Rica”

Monthly Education Meeting December 4th, 2023 4 pm-6 pm Auburn Public Library Stanton Bird Club members Dana Little, Doug Boyd, and Bob Kleckner will share photographs and tales of their experiences while visiting Costa Rica in November 2022. The public Read More…

Sabattus Pond

Yes the walk started cold but the wind was only bad at Martin’s Point Park. And it was sunny. Twelve people came on our last walk of the year at Sabattus Pond. Leaving Martin’s  Point for the small cover at Read More…

Packard-Littlefield Farm – Lisbon

Not as much sun as we would like but it was comfortable, just poor light for small birds high in a tree. Nineteen people came to the Packard-Littlefirld Farm in Lisbon. A very good turnout with a number of new Read More…

November Meeting: “The Geology of Maine”

November 6th, 2023 4 pm-6 pm Auburn Public Library Amber Whittaker, Senior Geologist with the Maine Geological Survey (MGS) will explore the amazing diversity of Maine’s geologic landscape and discuss how the natural features were developed from 700 million years Read More…

Milkhouse Farm- So. Monmouth

A near perfect weather day, clear, warm, dry, no wind, perfect for birding. Eleven of us met at the Milkhouse Farm in South Monmouth. And it was a sparrow day. There were Savannah Sparrows everywhere, lots of Song Sparrows, many Read More…

YMCA Property – North River Road, Auburn

This morning 12 people walked the YMCA camp property in Auburn. Weather was very nice, a slight chill quickly disappeared but later a light wind came up. The bird of the day was a Lincoln’s Sparrow. Three were seen but Read More…

Annual Meeting on Sunday October 8th, 2023

Michael Boardman, Naturalist/Artist “The Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge” Sunday, October 8th, 2023 L/A Arts, 168 Lisbon St, Lewiston  Wildlife artist and Maine master naturalist, Michael Boardman is known for his watercolor bird portraits and nature journal sketches. Read More…

St. Peter’s Cemetery – Lewiston

On a nice warm summer day in September, 13 birders walked St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lewiston with a side walk to Gulf Island Dam. Sure it was a bit warm but not so humid as to be a real problem. We Read More…

Nighthawk Migration

Keep your eyes on the sky in late afternoon; Nighthawks are in migration. They have long-ish swept back wings, and if they are low enough you might see their diagnostic white patches on the underside of their wings Nighthawk migration Read More…