White-winged Crossbill

How To and Where To

SUMMER: NORTHERN FOREST BIRDS

Boreal birds of the northern forest are often found along logging roads in the upper region of the state.

Secret Roads

Maine is the most heavily forested state in America. The North Maine Woods is millions of acres of adventure birding.

Birding the North Maine Woods

Black-backed and American Three-toed Woodpeckers are hard to find in the north woods.

Rare Woodpeckers

Northern Goshawk - the one bird you don't want to find in the Maine forest.

Northern Goshawk

Spruce Grouse - maybe America's funniest bird.

Spruce Grouse

SUMMER: ATLANTIC PUFFINS and OTHER OCEAN BIRDS

Visit the Atlantic Puffin colony on Machias Seal Island via Bold Coast Tours.

Atlantic Puffins on Machias Seal Island

Visit the Atlantic Puffin colony on Seal Island via the Isle au Haut Ferry.

Atlantic Puffins on Seal Island

Pelagic birding and whales on Bar Harbor Whale Watch.

Pelagic Birding

Maine has huge tides, big mudflats, and swarms of shorebirds in late summer.

Shore bird identification

Birding the Southern Maine Coast in Winter

Head Harbor Passage

WINTER BIRDING

Birding the Acadia National Park Loop Road in winter

Southern Maine in Winter

Birding the Quiet Side of Acadia National Park in Winter

Southern Maine in Winter

Birding the Southern Maine Coast in Winter - 6 Hot Spots

Southern Maine in Winter

Birding Portland Maine in Winter - 6 Hot Spots

Atlantic Puffins on Machias Seal Island

Birding Reid State Park in Winter - Lower Midcoast.

Reid State Park in Winter

Birding the Upper Midcoast in Winter - Knox and Waldo Counties

Upper Midcoast in Winter

Winter Birding in Acadia National Park - Schoodic Peninsula.

Schoodic in Winter

Birding Downeast in Winter - Washington County.

Downeast in Winter

The North Maine Woods Finch Invasion of 2022.

Boreal Birding in Winter

Boreal Birding in Winter - the North Maine Woods.

Boreal Birding in Winter