Available Programs

Migration and Monhegan Island 2017, 1st Session



LocationLocation:
Hog Island Audubon Camp
12 Audubon Rd.
Bremen, ME 04551-3233
Web Site: http://hogisland.audubon.org
CalendarDates:
Sep 03-08, 2017
pricingPricing:
Shared double or triple: $1395.00
Puffin room (2ppl req): $1495.00
Roseate Room (2 ppl req): $1645.00
Osprey Room (2 ppl req): $1645.00
Eider Room (2ppl req) : $1645.00
Blackburnian Room (2ppl req): $1645.00
Guillemot Room (2ppl req): $1645.00
Helm Cabin (2ppl req): $1895.00
Single Room: $1695.00
signDescription:
A special session devoted to fall migration. This program includes a trip to Monhegan Island, world-known migratory hotspot and beautiful island village.

Mid-September is the peak of autumn bird migration in coastal Maine, and this intensive week of birding will take participants from tidal marshes and beaches to hawkwatches, spruce forests and the outer islands and waters of Muscongus Bay.

The highlight will be a trip to the fabled Monhegan Island, one of the best migrant traps in the Northeast. Monhegan is a place renowned for its birding, preserved rocky coastline, lobstering, and a famous destination for artists for over 100 years.

Throughout this special session focused on the fall migration, participants will take part in bird-banding, learn how to interpret and record nocturnal flight calls, and pick up tips from such experts as Scott Weidensaul, Peter Vickery and Tom Johnson.

The name of this session is taken from instructor Scott Weidensaul's Pulitzer Prize nominated book, Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds.

Note: Prices above include 2 days and 1 overnight stay on Monhegan Island. Logistics for this venture are still being finalized. This program will include a trip to Monhegan regardless, and if we are not able to stay overnight on the island you will be notified and prices will be reduced accordingly.

This program is only available to participants who meet the following requirements:
Gender: Coed
Ages: 18-105
staffStaff Information:
Program Director: Scott Weidensaul

Instructors: Mark Garland, more to come!
localcontactLocal Contact:
Eva Matthews
hogisland@audubon.org
843-340-8673
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159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
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