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NPS ranger-guided tour, with ranger Andrew Wolfgang

whether a novice (me) or expert, this Park Ranger-guided bird walk is worth getting up early for... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
billwoodmd
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Bangor, Maine
Plenty of birds to see

Lots of birds to see but the Sierra de Monts area is probably the best, especially in the morning... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Anthony S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Jun 24, 2017
“NPS ranger-guided tour, with ranger Andrew Wolfgang”
May 19, 2017
“Plenty of birds to see”
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Three-hour program at Acadia National Park on birds and their natural history.
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-0177
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+1 207-288-3338
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

whether a novice (me) or expert, this Park Ranger-guided bird walk is worth getting up early for! Ranger Andrew Wolfgang is a super-knowledgeable ornithologist. Bring good binoculars, though he has entry-level ones to loan out, if needed.

3  Thank billwoodmd
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Lots of birds to see but the Sierra de Monts area is probably the best, especially in the morning. Many of the warblers are high in the trees, but they also come to visit beside the boardwalk.

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Was I every surprised when I saw not once, but twice, a pileated woodpecker. I am not much of a birder, but these were magnificent! I had separately seen the damage that they can cause to some of the local trees. Saw several osprey and...More

4  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Went to Acadia to see this wonderful National Park and it's beautiful surroundings. Our family visited Jesup Path on July 27, 2015. You can get to the path by accessing Sierra De Mont in the park loop going towards Sand Beach. We asked and found...More

5  Thank Jennellemarie
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful three hour bird hike guided by a talented young park ranger, Patrick Kark. He led us through a variety of habitats with a relaxed way of sharing his considerable knowledge and birding skill without showing off. Had a great view of...More

6  Thank Karl M
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

You'll know what they say about the early bird.... You'll need to be one yourself if you want to see lots of interesting birds. We started at 7am at the Nature Center. Dress appropriately for the weather, wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars. Our NPS...More

4  Thank Rick W
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Given that we were birding in late August, our guide had a challenge finding *many* birds. However, he was very knowledgeable about birding and he was also very good at explaining basics to the beginners in the group. On this trip, which started near the...More

2  Thank PhotoTripper_10
Reviewed 24 September 2012

We went birding with the guide from the Nature Center. He was prepared and presented interesting commentary. We did see a number of birds on the walk. We stayed in the harbor area and on the Shore path.

2  Thank Ray D
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Bring along your binoculars and Bird Book, because you are in for a treat if you take pretty much any of the trails in the Park. There are a variety of birds who live here year-round and many who stop by on their way to...More

10  Thank Kate2855
Reviewed 22 June 2012

I like to go and see all the eagles and their huge nests.

3  Thank baklavaqueen
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