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Birding by Canoe at Hirundo on May 29

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It is in the tree top on the left!

Rad Mayfield will guide the group along Pushaw Stream to take inventory of feathered migrants. It all begins with a brief introduction on migratory birds over breakfast. We will take two 28’foot canoes (seat 12 persons each) to explore the shores of Pushaw Stream. Time permitting will take a look at the Alewife making their way over Pushaw Dam. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter in Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, accessible through Gate 1. Call 207.394.2171 by May 27 to reserve a paddle and seat.

Date: Monday, May 29,2017
Time: 8 am – 11:30 am
Location: 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1), Old Town
Suggested Donation:
– $15 includes breakfast
– $10 guided trip only

Rad Mayfield is a teacher at Old Town HS and bird bander in charge of the MOLT MAPS (Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship) banding station in Orono. If you are interested helping out during the bird banding season contact Rad at radaves@gmail.com