17906
Acadia National Park
Birding Acadia National Park
Discover a wealth of unique birding in Acadia National Park, where you’ll spot native species alongside experts as you learn about the region’s ecology, wildlife and natural history.
Program No. 17906RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,129

At a Glance

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.”
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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 of 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.

General Notes

All Road Scholar birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1 in the field. We adhere to 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.
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