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Book Release Party: Birdwatching in Maine

February 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cover Image of Birdwatching in Maine: The Complete Site Guide

Join Freeport Wild Bird Supply and Maine Beer Company to celebrate the release of the 2nd Edition of Birdwatching in Maine.


With over 470 species of birds recorded, Maine offers an abundance of birding opportunities for people of all levels of interest and experience, from those looking beyond their backyards for the first time to knowledgeable visitors looking to plug a hole in their list of sightings. The state’s wealth of undeveloped land and its extensive coastline, countless islands, and varied habitat combine to host an impressive diversity of birds at all times of the year. Birders travel to Maine from near and far to seek hard-to-find species, from the only Atlantic puffins breeding in the United States on offshore islands to Bicknell’s thrushes high in the mountains.


This book fills an important niche for the birdwatching community by offering comprehensive entries detailing the best locations for finding birds throughout the state for enthusiasts of all levels of skill and interest. It contains descriptions of 202 birding sites in Maine, with explicit directions on how to get there, for all sixteen of the state’s counties, several as large as other New England states! Each chapter features a county map, a brief overview by Derek J. Lovitch, numerous specific site guides, and a list of rarities. The book also contains a detailed and useful species accounts guide for finding the most sought-after birds.


Lavishly illustrated in color throughout, Birdwatching in Maine is the best available resource for finding birds in the largest of the New England states. This updated edition features a new introduction, as well as new birding sites and maps.


Event Information


Cover Image of Birdwatching in Maine: The Complete Site Guide

Evening Festivities will include:


5:00-6:00 – casual meet and greet, book signing (books will be available for purchase), chatting about all things birds and birding.

6:00 – Presentation: “Birdwatching in Maine Through the Seasons”

6:30 – questions, casual chatting, and enjoying a beverage together

(Food, Beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages all available for purchase)


And we’re giving out some prizes, somehow…stay tuned!

  1. Framed Bird Photograph by Jeannette

  2. $25 Gift Card to Maine Beer Co

  3. $25 Gift Certificate to Freeport Wild Bird Supply


February 29
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Freeport Wild Bird Supply x Maine Beer Company


Maine Beer Company
525 US Route 1
Freeport, Maine
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