R Waldo Tyler Wildlife Management Area—Weskeag Marsh

Rockland, Maine 4841

R Waldo Tyler Wildlife Management Area—Weskeag Marsh

R. Waldo Tyler Wildlife Management Area—Weskeag Marsh Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Birding can be done from one of the roadside turnoffs; you can also walk out in the marsh. This suggestion is accompanied by a caveat. The marsh contains ditches and channels, often hidden by marsh grass; stepping in one of these unawares can cause a sprained ankle, or worse. I recommend knee-length, waterproof boots and a walking stick. This WMA is the northernmost nesting site for Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow. R. Waldo Tyler WMA is a haven for shorebirds, waterfowl, grassland birds, and wading birds of all sorts, many more than can be listed here.

A variety of hawks and owls are seen here too, as are several different gulls, along with Osprey and Bald Eagle. In short, this ranks among the best sites in Maine for spotting vast numbers of interesting species of birds. To add even more spice to this already fabulous site, three rarities have been sighted here in the past 10 years: Garganey, Eurasian Wigeon, and Ruff."

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8/9/2018
Visiting Weskeag-- too cheap charging for guide! Come to NH for free!
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Trail Information

Rockland
Nearby City
Birding is good year-round, but summer is the very best time.
Best Times
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Local Contacts
DeLorme: Maine Atlas and Gazetteer: Page 8, A3
Local Maps

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Dec 2018