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maine's favorite birds
NRCM took an hour-and-a-half cruise out of New Harbor to Eastern Egg Rock aboard the Hardy Boat for an up-close look at some of Maine’s favorite coastal summer residents, Atlantic Puffins on Friday, July 21. The birds are here only during the short breeding season, and this was the perfect time to see them, as well… Continue Reading
Here come the holidays, and all I want for Christmas is…less waste and more sustainability. OK, that’s not all I want, but it’s definitely part of my holiday planning. You can probably easily imagine that the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is the most wasteful, but did you know Americans produce a million… Continue Reading
NRCM is honored to be an Acadia Centennial Partner was pleased to celebrate Acadia National Park’s 100-year anniversary with a bird walk in the park on Saturday, May 14—International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD). IMBD is a great day to celebrate the beauty and importance of birds, and Maine is a hotspot for many bird species. Thanks… Continue Reading
Thanks to everyone who joined us on Friday, June 19th, for our cruise aboard the Hardy Boat out of New Harbor to Eastern Egg Rock for an up-close look at some of Maine’s favorite coastal summer residents, Atlantic Puffins! The birds are here only during the short breeding season, and we had the perfect night to… Continue Reading
For years, I have wanted to see the Atlantic Puffins that breed off the coast of Maine. Every summer for the past four of five years, I’ve said, “THIS is the year I am going to see the puffins.” At the end of the summer, I had to say, “Next year is THE year I… Continue Reading
The Atlantic Puffin is among the most recognizable birds, and one of Maine’s favorites. Did you know that their nickname is “clowns of the sea”?
The Spruce Grouse is one of many “boreal specialties” for which Maine is famous among birders.
Spring is a great time to consider all of the good work NRCM does to protect Maine’s wildlife and there habitats. Birds are, for me, the most noticeable. One of the things I love most about this time of year is the changing behavior of the birds around me. The males sing loud and strong… Continue Reading