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Birdwatching in Maine
A Site Guide
Derek J. Lovitch, ed.

University Press of New England



Contents

Contents
• Preface
• Introduction: Why Go Birding in Maine?
• Basics of Birding in Maine
• How to Use This Book
• American Birding Association Code of Birding Ethics
• YORK COUNTY—Derek Lovitch
• Fort Foster and Seapoint Beach
• Mount Agamenticus
• The Nubble (Cape Neddick)
• Winter Alcid and Harlequin Duck Tour
• Moody-Ogunquit Beach and Beach Plum Farm
• Wells Marshes and Beaches
• Wells Reserve at Laudholm
• First Chance Whale Watch
• Kennebunk Plains
• Sanford Lagoons
• Timber Point and Fortunes Rocks Beach
• Biddeford Pool
• Saco “Yacht Club” and Riverwalk
• Pleasant Point Park
• Waterboro Barrens Preserve
• Killock Pond Road, and Maynard Marsh and Little Ossippee River Wildlife Management Areas
• Sawyer Mountain Loop
• CUMBERLAND COUNTY—Derek Lovitch
• Scarborough Marsh
• Crescent Beach and Kettle Cove State Parks
• Dyer Point and Two Lights State Park
• Village Crossings and the Cape Elizabeth Greenbelt Trail
• Portland Harbor Winter Gull Loop
• The Eastern Promenade
• Back Cove
• Evergreen Cemetery and Other Urban Sites
• Capisic Pond Park
• Odyssey Whalewatch
• Casco Bay Islands (especially Peaks Island) and the Mailboat
• Riverbank Park and Westbrook Riverwalk
• Sebago Lake State Park and the Sebago Lake Loop
• Sandy Point Beach, Cousin’s Island
• “Greater Yarmouth Goose Fields”
• Old Town House Park
• Morgan Meadow Wildlife Management Area
• Bradbury Mountain State Park and Spring Hawk Watch
• Winslow Park and South Freeport
• Florida Lake Park
• Wharton Point to Simpson Point
• Harpswell Neck
• Bailey Island
• OXFORD COUNTY—Kirk Betts
• Brownfield Bog
• Pleasant Mountain
• Fryeburg Harbor Loop
• Heald and Bradley Ponds
• Streaked Mountain
• Virgil Parris Forest (Packard Trail)
• Norway Loop
• White Mountain National Forest
• Mount Will
• Rumford Whitecap Mountain
• Grafton Notch State Park
• Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge
• ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY—Dan Nickerson
• Androscoggin River Tour, Durham to Lewiston
• Beaver Park, Lisbon
• Miller Park—Papermill Trail, Ricker Farm, and Androscoggin River Trails
• The “Louie” Loop
• Range Pond State Park
• Lewiston-Auburn Parks and Trails
• Auburn North Circuit
• Sabattus Pond
• SAGADAHOC COUNTY—John Berry
• Morse Mountain and Seawall Beach
• Popham Beach State Park
• Reid State Park
• New Meadows River
• Bath Landfill and Waterfront
• Whiskeag Creek Trail (Sewall Woods and Thorne Head)
• Bradley Pond
• Bisson’s Farm
• Cathance Preserve
• Merrymeeting Bay (including the Mouth of the Abagadasset River)
• Green Point Wildlife Management Area
• LINCOLN COUNTY—Allison Childs Wells and Jeffrey V. Wells
• Monhegan Island
• Boothbay Harbor Loop
• Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch
• Boothbay Center Loop
• Ocean Point—Linekin Preserve Loop
• Pemaquid Point Loop
• Eastern Egg Rock via the Hardy Boat
• Schmid Preserve–Zak Preserve Loop
• Old Cedar Grove Road and Pownalborough Court House Trails
• Great Salt Bay Loop
• Dresden Bog Loop
• North Lincoln County Loop
• KENNEBEC COUNTY—Herb Wilson
• Cobbosseecontee Lake
• Vaughan Woods
• Mill Park and Augusta State Airport (West Augusta)
• Viles Arboretum
• Hatch Hill Landfill
• Messalonskee Lake
• Sidney Bog
• China Lake
• Waterville Loop
• Kennebec River
• Kennebec Highlands Trails
• River Road Farmlands
• KNOX COUNTY—Kristen Lindquist
• St. George River in Warren
• Weskeag Marsh
• Thomaston Waterfront
• Owls Head Area Loop
• Rockland Breakwater
• Vinalhaven Island (and Ferry)
• Chickawaukie Lake and Maces Pond
• Clarry Hill
• Appleton Ridge to the Gibson Preserve
• Beech Hill Preserve
• Merryspring Nature Center
• Camden Harbor
• Camden Hills State Park
• WALDO COUNTY—Seth Benz
• Fernald’s Neck Preserve
• Ducktrap Harbor
• Islesboro (Island)
• Lake St. George State Park
• James Dorso (Ruffingham Meadow) Wildlife Management Area
• Belfast Tour
• Head of Tide and Stover Preserves
• Bog Brook Sanctuary / Sheepscot-Wellspring Land Alliance Properties
• Frye Mountain State Wildlife Management Area
• Sears Island
• Cape Jellison Loop
• Sandy Point Beach and Sandy Point Wildlife Management Area
• Unity Area
• Howard L. Mendall (Marsh Stream) Wildlife Management Area
• HANCOCK COUNTY—Rich MacDonald
• Deer Isle Tour
• Blue Hill Peninsula Tour
• Holbrook Island Sanctuary
• Acadia National Park Tour (including Park Loop Road)
• Mount Desert Island (West) Tour
• East Mount Desert Island Tour
• Bar Harbor Whale Watch
• Trenton
• Schoodic Peninsula Tour
• Great Pond Mountain Wildlands
• Ellsworth Tour
• Route 9, Airline Road (“the Airline”) and Stud Mill Road Tour
• FRANKLIN COUNTY—Kirk Betts
• White Granite Park
• Foothills Land Conservancy
• Whistlestop Trail
• Mount Blue State Park
• Perham Stream Birding Trail
• Saddleback Mountain
• Rangeley Lakes
• Rangeley Loop Drive
• Bald Mountain
• Boy Scout Road and the Kennebago River
• Quill Hill
• Sugarloaf Area
• Burnt Mountain (aka Burnt Hill)
• SOMERSET COUNTY—Ron Joseph
• Mill Island Town Park
• Shawmut Dam
• Goodwill-Hinckley School Nature Trail, L. C. Bates Museum, and Kennebec Valley Community College Farm Fields
• Madawaska Bog Wildlife Management Area
• Gilman Pond Farm and Stream Inlet
• Long Falls Dam Road
• Moore Pond
• PENOBSCOT COUNTY—Luke Seitz
• Sebasticook Lake
• Corinna Marsh
• Plymouth Pond
• Essex Woods
• Bangor Waterfront Tour
• Penjajawoc Marsh
• Bangor City Forest and Orono Bog
• University of Maine Campus
• Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
• Stud Mill Road
• WASHINGTON COUNTY—Herb Wilson
• Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge
• Southern Washington County Blueberry Barrens
• Addison Marsh
• Great Wass Island
• Roque Bluffs State Park
• Machias Loop
• Machias Seal Island
• Hamilton Cove and Boot Head Preserves
• Lubec and the Lubec Bar and Flats
• Quoddy Head State Park
• Campobello Island
• Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge: Edmunds Division
• Pleasant Island–Eastport Loop
• Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge: Baring Division
• The Burn Road
• PISCATAQUIS COUNTY—Luke Seitz
• Shirley Bog Railroad Bed
• Big Moose Mountain
• Lily Bay State Park
• Kokadjo Area
• Golden Road
• Harvester Road
• Baxter State Park: Nesowadnehunk Campground
• Baxter State Park: Roaring Brook Campground and Sandy Stream Pond
• Baxter State Park: Mount Katahdin
• AROOSTOOK COUNTY—Luke Seitz
• Mars Hill Pond
• Masardis Area
• Aroostook State Park
• Lake Josephine
• Christiana Reservoir
• Collins Pond
• Limestone / Fort Fairfield Goose Tour
• Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge
• Stockholm–Van Buren Path
• Muscovic Road
• Sinclair Area
• Square Lake Road
• The North Maine Woods
• Species Accounts
• References
• About the Editor and Contributors
• Index of Bird Species

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