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Derek Lovitch, of Freeport Wild Bird Supply, guides extensively in Maine, and has led tours throughout North America from Alaska's Pribilof Islands to Hawai’i. He also worked as a Senior Leader for WINGS Birding, Inc. for over a decade, but now guides exclusively in Northern New England.


Up to date information, local expertise (including great local food!), and good company and conversation await. We can cater to a group of any size, from 1 to 100. Flexible, fun, educational, and rewarding!

Custom tours are available for birders of all ages and skills. From a few hours of one-on-one bird identification lessons to overnight camping trips, we will cater to you and the birds you want to see:

  • Speciality trips for “target species” such as Bicknell's Thrush, Roseate Tern, Nelson's and Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrows side-by-side

  • Migration hotspots, including Monhegan Island

  • Breeding boreal specialties

  • Custom workshops

  • General birding, including "How to Bird" clinics

  • Rarity "Twitches", including the Steller’s Sea-Eagle

  • Click here for info on organized trips and tours, including Monhegan Island and van tours for Bicknell’s Thrush among other specialities including pelagics.

• Rates
- Hourly: $75
- Half-day (4-5 hours): $225 for 1-3 people; $40/each additional person
- Full-day (8-9 hours): $400 for 1-3 people; $50/each additional person

Above rates include: Mileage, fuel, tolls, State Park entry fees, Derek's lunch, and all guiding services. 
Does not include: shared dinners, lodging, additional vehicle rental, parking fees, boat fees, etc. if necessary. 
- Contact us for group rates and other additional services. 

Call 207-865-6000 or email: 


20% deposit required to confirm a reservation. Credit card, check, or cash accepted.

If cancelled within 10 days, deposit only refundable if we are able to fill the spot. Deposit fully refundable if cancelled more than 10 days in advance.

Payment in full due on the day of the trip.


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