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The Many Angles of the Northern Saw-Whet Owl

During the Arts of Birding camp session on Hog Island this week there was an opportunity to learn more about the life history of certain birds of prey including a golden eagle and this dainty Saw-Whet Owl. Photos Courtesy of Mary La Creta

The Puffin Man

Stephen W. Kress is Vice President for Bird Conservation for the National Audubon Society. An expert in seabird conservation, Dr. Kress is also known as “The Puffin Man” because of his extraordinary success leading Audubon’s Project Puffin in Maine. Begun over three decades ago, the innovative restoration project has served as a model around the

Planning That Summer Vacation?

Remember Maine has incredible birding opportunities. Whether you would like to experience the coast as a family, or as an individual, there are Hog Island Camps that could fit your needs. The Midcoast region represents the “Maine” many first-time visitors imagine: lighthouses, quaint villages, sailboats, lobster pounds, and idyllic inns. Fractured by glaciers, pounded by

Need Gift Ideas?

Still searching for that one unique gift this holiday season? Consider a signing up for a week long trip to a beautiful island just off the coast of Maine, where you will learn about birds and birding from some of the best ornithologists in the country. The Hog Island Audubon Camp is waiting! Sign up this week to

Cruickshank’s Photography

An example of the photography of Allan Cruickshank, one of the first instructors at the Hog Island Audubon Camp. Photo Courtesy Of: The Friends of Hog Island’s Photostream on Flickr