SLIDE SHOW: Birds of Maine

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From the once-endangered bald eagle to the clownish-looking puffin, there’s a wide selection of birds to watch for in Maine. View a small sampling of the birds you might find in the Pine Tree State in this slide show of images submitted by our readers.

Gull on York Beach.

Gull on York Beach.

Photo/art by Donna Spiewak

Puffin on Machias Seal Island.

Puffin on Machias Seal Island.

Photo/art by ecd

Bald Eagle in Bar Harbor.

Bald Eagle in Bar Harbor.

Photo/art by James Maclean

Osprey with Alewife in Damariscotta

Osprey with Alewife in Damariscotta

Photo/art by Richard Ennis

Red Cardinal in Gardiner.

Red Cardinal in Gardiner.

Photo/art by Betty Dunton

Blue Jay in Canton.

Blue Jay in Canton.

Photo/art by Dian Mooar

A gang of gulls  on the pier on Five Islands.

A gang of gulls on the pier on Five Islands.

Photo/art by Gregory Smith

Loon Family on Kezar Lake in Lovell.

Loon Family on Kezar Lake in Lovell.

Photo/art by Dan Marion

Barred owl in Wiscasset.

Barred owl in Wiscasset.

Photo/art by Sharon Deans

Sandpipers

Sandpipers on Old Orchard Beach at sunrise.

Photo/art by Esther Fischer

Chickadee: The Maine State Bird in Topsham.

Chickadee: The Maine State Bird in Topsham.

Photo/art by Martha Lentz

Pileated Woodpecker in Acadia.

Pileated Woodpecker in Acadia.

Photo/art by Jeff Folger

Puffins on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine.

Puffins on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine.

Photo/art by Richard Ennis

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