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Down East Birdwatching and Nature Tours

92 reviews
Bar Harbor, ME, USA
About Down East Birdwatching and Nature Tours
Offering Personalized Birdwatching and Ecology Field Trips around Bar Harbor & the Coastal Gulf of Maine since 1993.
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

As others have mentioned, Mike is a great source of bird knowledge! And he is also a great caller of birds, how he has memorized so many bird voices is truly what blew my husband and I away. We've been birding since 2010 and have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

Michael is crazy good at what he does. He will make you a believer and you'll find yourself excited to see even the most ordinary birds when backed up by his expertise. I would go on another tour with him in a heartbeat if I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Our teenager son is a bird fanatic so we often try to do tours to keep our teenagers off their computer and iPhones! When we called Michael, he created a custom made tour for our family and picked us up within half an hour. What...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Michael is an environmental scientist jack of all trades, which is essential when bird watching on Mount Desert Island. He takes geology, weather/climate, plant and animal ecology and brings them all together to create a one of a kind bird watching experience. I've been going...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of going out birding with Michael Good while on vacation in Southwest Harbor, ME. It was an amazing morning. We saw or heard 58 species. Michael ‘s incredible knowledge made the trip extraordinary. He knows great spots to find birds and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend this to anyone! Loved it! We saw a tremendous amount of wilde life during his tours. His skills and passion are combined in this wonderful experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

We had a wonderful morning learning about the birds of Mount Desert Island with Michael. I was new to the world of birds and this tour has opened up a whole new world for me (and a new hobby)! Michael has an expansive knowledge of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to Acadia NP has become an enduring and everlasting memory of the highest quality due to Michael Good. In two mornings he showed us the east and west part of MDI, the differences in flora and fauna in general, and habitats for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Down East is run by expert birder and naturalist Michael Good. It was my good fortune to have him recommended to me on a recent trip to Mount Desert Island. His infectious enthusiasm helped create a memorable day with lots of great sightings. I'm an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

My friend and I visited in February which is the off-season. Michael took us out for the whole day and showed us all around the park. We saw 2 bald eagles and an Icelandic Gull along with other local birds and ducks. He gave us...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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August 12, 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Cost vary depending on length of time and group size. typically somewhere around 125.00$ per person for four hours... This is dependent on the total size of the group. I typically meet people at the location they are... More
August 6, 2016|
Response from Michael G | Property representative |
Down East Nature Tours are typically 4 hours long and can be shorter or longer depending on the focus. Each field trip starts where your staying and there are no set departure times but typically anytime from 8:00 AM to... More