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BAR HARBOR WHALE WATCH CO.  |  1 WEST ST. BAR HARBOR, ME 04609  |  207-288-2386  |  1-888-WHALES-4

Pelagic Seabird Trips

For an exciting and informative bird watching experience, charters are available. Contact the box office for more information.

Join Maine Audubon's annual fall pelagic trip with us on the Friendship V out of Bar Harbor to be held Saturday, Sept. 20th, 2014. Click HERE for more details about this amazing trip with world class trip leaders including Jan Pierson (co-founder of Field Guides), Lylse Brinker, Peter Vickery, Doug Hitchcox, and Chris Bartlett.

Common Seabirds Sighted on Bar Harbor Whale Watch Cruises:

Atlantic Puffin
Common Murre
Black Guillemot
Arctic Tern
Common Tern
Greater Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Manx Shearwater

Northern Fulmar
Wilson's Storm Petrel
Northern Gannet
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Greater Black-backed Gull
Herring Gull
Common Eider Duck

Sometimes Seen

Leaches Storm Petrel
Long-tailed Jaegar
Parasitic Jaegar

Pomarine Jaegar
Roseate Tern

Rare Sightings

Black Tern
Caspain Tern
Black-headed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
South Polar Skua
Thick-billed Murre
Magnificent Frigatebird*

Harlequin Duck
Foresters Tern
Red-billed Tropicbird*
Sabine's Gull*
Great Skua
Cory's Shearwater

* one sighting only


Red-throated Loon
Back-legged Kittewake
Bonapartes Gull
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope

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