MDIF&W: Birders Excited About Launch of Maine’s New eBird Server

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) Public: Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call Wildlife Biologist Steve Walker at (207) 287-5254* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2011 Birders Excited about Launch of Maine’s New eBird Server AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine’s vast birding community now has a means for turning the hobby into significant scientific help. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, the Maine Birding Trail and Cornell University have launched a state-specific version of eBird – a popular birding site where birdwatchers share information about sightings, trips and trends. Birders are encouraged to visit the new Maine eBird site at [ebird.org]( http://ebird.org/content/me )or it can be accessed from MDIF&W’s website at [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ).

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MDIF&W: Birders Excited About Launch of Maine’s New eBird Server