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Maine Bird Atlas – Discover a new world of birding...

Partners and collaborators

The Maine Bird Atlas is a project of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in partnership with:

Major Partners


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Advancing science and conservation

Your sightings contribute to hundreds of conservation decisions and peer-reviewed papers, thousands of student projects, and help inform bird research worldwide.

We have recently made the decision to keep 2 state-based eBird portals for Maine. Although having 2 portals for entering Maine eBird records may seem confusing, deciding which portal to use is quite simple. If your checklist includes one or more species with a breeding code of Confirmed, Probable, or Possible, enter the entire checklist  in the Maine […]

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The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is pleased to announce that the Maine Breeding Bird Atlas has launched! Over the next 5 years, we hope that you will contribute your breeding bird observations to the Atlas effort using the “Maine Bird Atlas” eBird portal.

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A new (and final) issue of the Maine Bird Atlas’ newsletter, Black-capped Chronicle, is now available! Topics include: That’s A Wrap Roadmap to Publication Data Review Process Preliminary Breeding Results Winter 2022/23 Results Photo Highlights Beyond the Bird Atlas Tales from the Final Q&A Best/Worst of eBird Comments Read the issue here: Black-capped Chronicle Issue 12 […]

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