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To sign up for an area to survey for loons:

  1. First select your lake or pond from the drop down list of lakes. Check to make sure you chose the correct lake by checking the town or verifying its location on the map.
  2. Some lakes are divided into survey areas. Click “Find Survey Areas.” and the survey areas on your lake will appear on the map to the right.
  3. On the map, click on a survey where you would like to count loons. Information about your lake will appear on a pop-up. Note the Survey number.
  4. Select this number from the list of Survey Areas. Note: Only that survey areas that have not already been chosen by other counters will be listed. If your survey area isn't listed, it is already taken.
  5. Click “Show on Map” to select your survey area. The map will zoom to the survey area you have selected.
  6. Using the links provided, download and print your lake map, survey area map, and the Loon Count data form to take with you to the loon count.



Loon Count Registration

Thanks for your interest in Maine Audubon’s annual loon count. The count happens every year on the third Saturday of July from 7:00-7:30 a.m. Once you register below, you’ll be able to log onto the loon count site every year to print your loon count materials and submit your data. If you have questions or difficulty registering, please email

Tell us where you plan to count loons


Tell us about yourself

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Loon Count Login

Below please enter the email address and password that you would like to use to log in to the loon count site. Your security is important to us. Use a unique password that you do not use for other accounts. Your password will be visible only to the site administrator and the Loon Project Manager at Maine Audubon. You will have the option to change or update your login information on the Login Page at any time.


The email address you enter above will be the email you will use to login to the loon count site.

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