Long-tailed ducks are a remarkable species of Arctic nesting sea duck commonly seen along Maine’s coast in the winter. Unfortunately, the global population of long-tailed ducks is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.
During the summer breeding season, purple sandpipers can be found in the tundra of northern Canada. After the breeding season ends, purple sandpipers migrate south to coastal areas
Christmas has many heart-warming traditions, including one that has saved the lives of countless birds in the Western Hemisphere.
Mainers know how rough our winters can be but for birds stuck in the Arctic freeze, our region is a delight.
Although it’s rarely seen from land, you might be lucky and spot the Leach’s Storm Petrel during an aquatic expedition in the Gulf of Maine.
Bird Flu is back in Maine and the fall and upcoming winter make it essential to follow proper biosecurity measures, not only to protect food sources but to protect other wildlife in Maine.