Any bird observed in Maine through March 15, 2023 will help complete the five-year Maine Bird Atlas project.

You don’t need to be a birding expert to provide valuable observations to this citizen science project. Every bird sighting helps, even the birds in your backyard or at your feeder.

Sharing your sightings is easy!

  • Step 1: Go outside OR watch for birds in your yard from the comfort of your home
  • Step 2: Take note of:
    What species you see
    When (day and estimate of time)
    Where you see it
    How many individuals of a species you see at any one time
  • Step 3: Create an account at
  • Step 4: Log into your account at and click “Submit.” Follow the prompts to enter your observations.

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