New Brunswick
Fundy Spring and Fall Migrations: Birding on Grand Manan Island
Grand Manan Island’s wealth of birds and idyllic sites has inspired naturalists for centuries. Come see why as you join local experts on your own “grand” birding adventure.
Rating (4.75)
Program No. 5377RJ
7 days
Starts at
Getting There
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At a Glance

Grand Manan is internationally renowned as a bird watcher’s paradise, still teeming with the myriad bird species that captivated J.J. Audubon in 1833. On this field trip-based program, study the seasonal migrants of the Grand Manan archipelago, and round out your week of learning with a visit to the Alan Moses Bird Collection at the island museum.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking up to one mile. Must be able to board and disembark vessel. Bring your own binoculars for birding.
Small Group
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 ...

  • Experience a six-hour boat trip among the outer islands to study seasonal migratory birds.
  • Field trips unveil the Anchorage Bird Sanctuary, the beaches and ponds of White Head Island, Castalia Marsh Sanctuary and more.
  • Local interpreters and experts deliver up-close encounters with birds, sea life and the inter-tidal zone.

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 All Marathon Inn programs include round-trip transfers from St. John with pick-up/drop off at airport or hotels.

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