Photo by Woody Gillies

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May 25 - 28, 2018

2018 Schedule

Down East Spring Birding Festival

May 25 - 28, 2018 - Cobscook Bay Area, Maine

Festival Headquarters is at the Cobscook Community Learning Center in Trescott
Time zones: All event times below are Eastern Time Zone (EDT) 

Thursday, May 24

  • School Events: CCLC / Cobscook Bay State Park / MNWR

Friday, May 25


Saturday, May 26  Festival HQ open 7 - 5

Sunday, May 27 Festival HQ Open 7 - 7

  • 1:30 – 4 pm  Eastport:  Birdwatching Cruise on the Pier Pressure (Capt. Butch Harris, Chris Bartlett) Fee $55

Monday, May 28 Festival HQ open 7 - 1

  • 11 am – 4 pm  Cutler:  Puffin Trip to Machias Seal Island (Capt. Andy Patterson, Bob Duchesne) Fee $140

CCLC  Cobscook Community Learning Center     

MNWR  Mooosehorn National Wildlife Refuge

DCC  Downeast Coastal Conservancy                    

NPS  National Park Service

DLLT  Downeast Lakes Land Trust                          

RCIP  Roosevelt Campobello International Park

MCHT  Maine Coast Heritage Trust                          


Updated 1/26/2018