Grand Manan Birds – August 3, 2009

See the pictures and subscribe at Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 18:40:42 -0300From: Roger Burrows – NatureNBSubject: Grand Manan birds August 3 Ox Head 14:05-14:40 & 15:45-16:1539 Semipalmated Plovers, 10 Sanderlings, White-rumped & 38 Semipalmated Sandpipers, Short-billed Dowitcher, Hairy … Continue reading

Quoddy Beauty from Brian

Many years ago, my ecology prof referred to the “ability to see” as “der augenblick”,  a special talent that he variously described as “the moment”,” the blink of the eye”, or a “talent of sight”; always conveying someone who has … Continue reading

Did you enjoy summer?

See the pictures and subscribe at Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 20:06:52 -0300From: Ralph Eldridge NATURENBSubject: MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND REPORT Did you enjoy summer?? Well get ready for fall. The south-bound migration has started. Today I saw two flocks … Continue reading

Grand Manan Birds – July 6, 2009

See the pictures and subscribe at  Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 14:37:23 -0300From: Roger Burrows NATURENBSubject: Grand Manan & White Head birds July 6 White Head ferry 06:30-07:00 & 07:30-08:00Great Blue Heron, 16+ Double-crested Cormorants, 87+75 juvenile Common Eiders … Continue reading

Whales and others. July 5th

Two finbacks together (reminiscent of the cow/calf pair last year) who spent most of their time in the ecological area past the lighthouse in the mouth of the bay. Another very big finback who looks like the one I called … Continue reading

Grand Manan`s Great Summer Birding

See the pictures and subscribe at Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 14:39:58 -0300From: Roger Burrows NatureNBSubject: Grand Manan & White Head birds. inc. BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL and alcids June 29 White Head ferry 15:30=16:00 & 16:30-17:00immature Common … Continue reading

Foggy Action at the Lighthouse

See the pictures and subscribe at Danielle Dion reports lots of gannets, harbour porpoise, 2 minkes, and, of course, fog off the East Quoddy (Head Harbour) Lighthouse. Check the details at: … Continue reading

Bay of Fundy Sightings – Finback off Whitehorse

Hey Art, we had our first official finback whale sighting today, about 1 mile east of Whitehorse. We also had a fantastic porpoise sighting just off Casco, a group of about 20, with a few cow-calf pairs And we stopped … Continue reading

Minkes and more seabirds at Head Harbour Passage

Hey Art, Danielle again with Quoddy Link.  We managed to get out on the water this afternoon and had at least 2 minke whales behind Casco between the conical buoy and the bell buoy.  We also had a puffin and … Continue reading