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September 28, 2021

By NEOC Info | Oct 1, 2021 | Comments Off on September 28, 2021

On this gorgeous fall day, we were busy once again with both a morning and evening wildlife tour. Ken was the Maine guide for both and started the morning on the lake with his group of 3. They were able to see lots of loons and wood ducks, a kingfisher and a beaver. On the…

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September 27, 2021

By NEOC Info | Oct 1, 2021 | Comments Off on September 27, 2021

It was a lovely fall day with above average temperatures and Ken was able to set out on the pontoon boat for the evening wildlife tour. As they made their way to Big Mud Brook they were happy to see a loon with a chick, several wood ducks, 3 Canada geese, 2 kingfishers, 2 bald…

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September 26, 2021

By NEOC Info | Sep 27, 2021 | Comments Off on September 26, 2021

Once the rain finally subsided today, Sterling was able to get a small group of 4 out on the lake for our evening wildlife tour. They ventured over to Big Mud Brook and along the way saw some eagles, loons and beavers.

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September 25, 2021

By NEOC Info | Sep 27, 2021 | Comments Off on September 25, 2021

Today was a bonus day, the weather called for rain however it was mostly sunny and warm. Not only did Ken have both the morning and evening wildlife tours but he also had a mid-morning sight-seeing tour as well, all via pontoon boat. In the morning, they were able to see a belted kingfisher along…

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September 24, 2021

By NEOC Info | Sep 25, 2021 | Comments Off on September 24, 2021

It was a gloomy evening but that didn’t prevent Ken from getting his small group of 2 out on Millinocket Lake for the evening wildlife tour. Apparently most of the wildlife decided to take cover to stay dry but they were able to see 2 loons with a chick, a cormorant and a kingfisher.

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September 23, 2021

By NEOC Info | Sep 24, 2021 | Comments Off on September 23, 2021

On this summer-like fall day, Ken was able to get both his morning and evening groups out on Millinocket Lake for some sight-seeing and wildlife watching. In the morning, they saw 7 ducks, a loon and a kingfisher. On the evening tour the birds were plentiful as they were able to see loons, common mergansers,…

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September 21, 2021

By NEOC Info | Sep 23, 2021 | Comments Off on September 21, 2021

Fall is here in the Katahdin Region but that hasn’t stopped our guests from their search for Maine wildlife. Our Maine guide, Ken had 2 wildlife tours today and both were via pontoon boat. In the morning they saw wood ducks, kingfishers, 2 geese and a bald eagle. On the evening tour they were blessed…

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September 20, 2021

By NEOC Info | Sep 23, 2021 | Comments Off on September 20, 2021

On the last full day of summer, Ken was the guide for our evening wildlife tour and boy did they see some wildlife. The group of 8 boarded the NEOC pontoon boat and as they strolled across the lake they were able to see loons and ducks, a bald eagle and a kingfisher, a beaver…

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September 19, 2021

By NEOC Info | Sep 20, 2021 | Comments Off on September 19, 2021

On this sunny Sunday, Sterling was the guide for both our morning and evening wildlife tours. Apparently they saw the usual birds including a bald eagle and lots of loons and kingfishers, and for some reason, maybe it’s the crisp, clear air but whatever the reason, Katahdin looked exceptionally beautiful this weekend as it overshadowed…

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September 18, 2021

By NEOC Info | Sep 20, 2021 | Comments Off on September 18, 2021

It was a spectacular morning and Ken did not miss the opportunity to get his group of 7 onto the NEOC pontoon boat for our morning wildlife tour. Common mergansers, kingfishers, a bald eagle, a cormorant and an osprey were the sightings of the day.

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