Bangor Owls, 7 p.m. in Walden-Parke Preserve

Although many birds are headed south for the winter, owls are still here and active. Come join local ornithologist Robert Ostrowski on an owl prowl. Meet at the Walden-Parke Preserve kiosk in Bangor for a short introduction to the species of owls. The group will then set off for a walk on the blue trail. The moon should be nearly full, but bring a headlamp and wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes. For more information, call 942-1010 or go to


Junco Feature Film, 7 p.m., Nov. 18, Wells

York County Audubon is hosting a film called the “Ordinary Extraordinary Junco” at the Mather Auditorium of the Wells Reserve. The film in July won first place in the noncommercial film division at the 30th annual Animal Behavior Film Festival in Boulder, Colorado. The 80-minute film captures the beauty of the bird while offering fascinating details on biology and natural history. The film is free and open to the public. No reservations needed. Meet at the Mather Auditorium of the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm on 342 Laudholm Farm Road. For information, call 251-1135 or go to

Winter Owl Prowl, in Cape Neddick

Join the Center for Wildlife’s owl prowl on Nov. 14, Dec. 5, Jan. 2, Feb. 6 or March 6 for an evening of hoots. Each event starts at 6 p.m. with a presentation by the center’s educators on owl ecology, natural history, and the struggles native owls face. Afterward, the group will head onto the center’s trails to listen for owl hoots. This event has a $7 suggested donation per person, and reservations are required. Call 361-1400.

Gray Ghost Fly Tying, Nov. 11 in Yarmouth

Join the Gray Ghost Fly Tyers and learn how to tie two flies essential for any fly box: Gary LaFontaine’s Marabou Worm and Cal Bird’s Nest. The group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from November to March in the First Parish Congregational Church on Main Street in Yarmouth. A $5 donation is requested. Tyers should bring tools and equipment. Instructors will provide hooks and materials for the flies. To learn more, write to [email protected] or call 615-4804.

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