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Birding Acadia National Park at the Jesup

Event organizer: Kayla Chagnon
Event Date & Time: January 11, 2018 7:00 pm until January 11, 2018 8:00 pm
Contact email: kchagnon@jesuplibrary.org

BAR HARBOR — Join ornithologist Michael Good as he talks about his years birding in Acadia National Park at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. Good, a Registered Maine Guide, is the owner of Downeast Nature Tours and has lead tours in the Gulf of Maine Region since 1993.

Good will talk about his time birding in Acadia, which includes teaching Road Scholar programs, organizing the Acadia Birding Festival and promoting the role of Acadia in the conservation of birds. Good also has spent years birding in Cuba and has recorded 254 different bird species in the country. Some of his findings will be published in “The First American Pipit on Cuba” in the Journal of Caribbean Ornithology. During Good’s presentation he also will talk about MDI’s birding connections with Cuba.

Good has photographed and studied of birds in Alaska, Australia, Europe, South America and most recently Cuba, where he worked with Caribbean Conservation Trust for the “Cuba Bird Survey.”  For more information on the talk, contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or kchagnon@jesuplibrary.org.