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ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, MAINE

Birding Acadia National Park

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Program #17906RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Acadia National Park preserves more than 50 square miles of diverse habitats, including mountains, shoreline, woods, lakes and the highest peak on the Atlantic seaboard. With extremely knowledgeable birding experts, search for the 320 species of pelagic, shore and boreal birds that call Down-East Maine’s environs home. Loons, terns, puffins, eagles, murres, bay ducks and razorbills are all plentiful. Learn why Mount Desert Island is known as the “warbler capital.”


Highlights

• Board a privately chartered ocean-going vessel for a thrilling quest for puffins and other seabirds.
• Journey to the secluded and serene “quiet side” of Mount Desert Island to examine forest habitats and seek a multitude migrating shorebirds.
• Search for a variety of species, including peregrine falcons, and explore Valley Cove on the shore of Somes Sound, the continental United States' only fjord.

Program Notes

So you can get the most out of your experience, all of our birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1. Road Scholar birding programs are conducted in accordance with the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles over varied, rugged terrain.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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