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October 6, 2020

By NEOC Info | Oct 7, 2020 | Comments Off on October 6, 2020

On this partly sunny yet cool day our Maine guide, Ken took his group of 4 out on Millinocket Lake in the NEOC pontoon boat for an afternoon of wildlife viewing. They did have the pleasure of seeing a juvenile bald eagle, a dozen Canada geese, 5 loons and several ducks.

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October 5, 2020

By NEOC Info | Oct 6, 2020 | Comments Off on October 5, 2020

Today we had 2 wildlife tours and they couldn’t have been more different. In the morning it was foggy and misty as our group of 6 headed out on the lake in search of some wildlife. They did see several varieties of birds including 8 loons, 2 eagles, 4 common mergansers and many other ducks.…

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October 4, 2020

By NEOC Info | Oct 6, 2020 | Comments Off on October 4, 2020

It was another glorious day in the Katahdin region and our Maine guide, Ken was back out on Millinocket Lake for an afternoon wildlife tour. As they meandered their way to Big Mud Brook they were happy to see 2 loons, several ducks, an osprey and a kingfisher.

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October 3, 2020

By NEOC Info | Oct 6, 2020 | Comments Off on October 3, 2020

As October rolls in along with the cooler temps, the wildlife tours are as busy as ever and so is our guide, Ken. He was able to get out on the pontoon boat for both the morning and afternoon tours. In the morning, they were able to see 3 Cormorants, several loons and ducks, a…

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September 29, 2020

By NEOC Info | Oct 1, 2020 | Comments Off on September 29, 2020

As we wrap up our wildlife tours for the month of September, our Maine guide, Ken took a group of 4 out on the lake this morning for a relaxing ride with a gorgeous view. As they headed over to Big Mud Brook they were able to catch sight of a wide variety of birds…

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September 28, 2020

By NEOC Info | Sep 28, 2020 | Comments Off on September 28, 2020

On this humid yet cloudy morning our Maine guide, Dave took a small group out on the pontoon boat for a foliage/wildlife tour. Although Katahdin was hiding in the clouds today, the foliage around the lake was breathtaking. They did manage to see lots of ducks and loons but the colorful leaves definitely took center…

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September 27, 2020

By NEOC Info | Sep 28, 2020 | Comments Off on September 27, 2020

We kept Ken busy today with both our morning and afternoon wildlife tours. He was able to get out on the lake for both tours and the combined total of wildlife sightings was, many loons and ducks, 8 Canada geese and 3 bald eagles.

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September 26, 2020

By NEOC Info | Sep 28, 2020 | Comments Off on September 26, 2020

On this unseasonably warm and sunny afternoon, Ken and his group of 5 headed out on Millinocket Lake for a little sight seeing and wildlife watching. As they sauntered over towards Big Mud Brook they took in the beauty of the fall foliage surrounding the great Katahdin. They had the pleasure of seeing 3 common…

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September 25, 2020

By NEOC Info | Sep 28, 2020 | Comments Off on September 25, 2020

After a well deserved day off yesterday, our Maine guide, Ken was rested and ready for his afternoon tour. He gathered his group and set out on the pontoon boat for Big Mud Brook. The sightings for the day included several king fishers, ducks, both a juvenile and an adult bald eagle and 2 otters.

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September 23, 2020

By NEOC Info | Sep 24, 2020 | Comments Off on September 23, 2020

With fall in full swing here at NEOC, our Maine guide, Ken was again pulling double duty today as he guided our two daily wildlife tours. On this bright and sunny morning he was able to get out on Millinocket Lake with his group of 2 in tow. As they motored across the lake they…

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