Travel to the upper coast of Maine to see seabirds and their island habitats. Visit a northern New England bog, a spruce/fir forest, and coastal habitats. We will focus on birds and botany on this four-day, three -night trip. On the way we will stop at Scarborough Marsh, the largest salt marsh in the state, comprised of tidal marsh, salt creeks, freshwater marsh, and uplands. Weather permitting, we will visit Machias Seal Island, where we will have an opportunity to photograph Atlantic puffins and other seabirds such as razorbills and murres up close from small blinds. Another day we will visit Quoddy Head State Park and learn the botany of a raised coastal bog. We will take a walk at Cobscook Bay State Park where we hope to see eagles, mergansers, ospreys and more.
Fee will include transportation from Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, Easthampton, lodging in a double room, admission fees, and the puffin tour. Single rooms are availabe for an additional fee. Food is not included.