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2023 Rangeley, ME, Birding Festival Coming Up!

Ovenbird. Photo Tom Richardson

The Rangeley Lakes Region of western Maine is blessed with an abundance of birdlife, and the annual Rangeley Birding Festivalis a great way to learn more about birding and see a huge variety of species in a single weekend. Hosted by the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, this year’s festival takes place June 9-11, and features numerous guided trips led by birding experts and ornithologists, including a Loon Paddle, Bicknell’s Thrush Hikes, the Perham Stream Birding Trail Hike, and the Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary Trip.

Click here for a full schedule of trips and activities.

Click here to register for the festival and individual guided trips.

The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust headquarters will open daily at 5:30 AM to assist visitors throughout the weekend and distribute nametags, hard copy directions, and answer questions.

Group Sizes: Birding Trips are limited to 10 participants and two guides. The two exceptions are Birds on Tap! and Forestry for Maine Birds. 

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