Outdoors

Birding by Canoe at Hirundo on May 29

Posted May 19, 2017, at 6:11 p.m.
Last modified May 22, 2017, at 10:44 a.m.

Monday, May 29, 2017 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road, Old Town, Maine

For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org/http:/www.hirundomaine.org/calendar-of-programs

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

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