March 24, 2013

Best Bets


Sandpiper Search / 7 p.m. in Brunswick

Derek and Jeannette Lovitch will recount their journey cruising the Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Russian in search of a critically endangered and charismatic spoon-billed sandpiper. No cost, at Curtis Memorial Library. 


Birding Trip / 8 a.m., April 13, in Biddeford

Join York County Audubon for a birding trip. Meet at the Bufflehead restaurant near Hills Beach. The group will head to Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge land to search for spring birds. No cost. All welcome. Call 883-6475.


Spotlight on an Owl Expert / 6:30 p.m., April 16, in Wells

York County Audubon is hosting a talk about owls by Norman Smith. Since 1981 the naturalist has spent countless nights, in every imaginable weather condition, observing, capturing, and banding snowy owls at Boston's Logan International Airport. Most recently satellite transmitters have been attached to owls to learn more about their movements. The program is free at Mather Auditorium of the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm at 342 Laudholm Farm Road. To learn more, go to

-- Compiled by Deirdre Fleming


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