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THE L.L.BEAN BIRDING FESTIVAL

Presented by L.L.Bean and Maine Audubon

Freeport, Maine – May 25-27, 2018

We’re flocking to the best bird-watching spots in Freeport, Maine, for a weekend filled with free events, outings and activities for beginner and expert birders of all ages.

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Friday, 7:30 P.M.-9:00 P.M.

Bat & Owl Prowl at Mast Landing Sanctuary

Join Maine Audubon staff naturalist Doug Hitchcox and bat expert Danielle Gustafson for an evening of spotting bats, ovenbirds, barred owls and hermit thrush.

For directions, visit maineaudubon.org

Saturday, 6 P.M.-8 P.M.

Book Signing & Lecture with David Allen Sibley

New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, David Allen Sibley, presents the Psychology of Bird Identification, explaining how our brains both help and hinder our efforts at bird identification.

Meet at the Camping Atrium, Flagship Store

All Weekend

Guided Birding Walks

From Freeport’s beautiful parks and farmland, to the birding paradise of Monhegan Island, we’re hosting a long weekend of amazing expert-guided walks and boat trips.

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About Our Birding Festival Partners

The Maine Audubon

Maine’s oldest and largest wildlife conservation organization, the Maine Audubon works to conserve the state’s wildlife and wildlife habitats by engaging people of all ages in education, conservation and action.

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology

The world leader in the study, appreciation and conservation of birds, dedicated to advancing the understanding of nature and to engage people of all ages in learning about birds and protecting the planet.

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Ray Brown’s Talkin’ Birds Radio Show

A live and interactive radio show about wild birds and the beauty of nature, featuring expert guests and weekly contests. Listen online and on the radio in New England, New York and Maryland.

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Wildlife Acoustics

Providing the most innovative, easy-to-use and economical bioacoustics monitoring and analysis tools and software for scientists, researchers and government agencies worldwide.

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