White Puffin at Grand Manan Basin – Birds and Whales at Machias Seal Island

Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 07:10:53 -0300 From: Ralph Eldridge  Nature NB Subject: MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND REPORT With the onset of fair weather the bird movement has been steady but pretty  much as expected for the season. Raptors are still … Continue reading

Bay of Fundy’s nature at its very best!

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Hi Art: Yesterday we saw fin whales, minke, and  a right whale on our boat trip from Robbinston Boat Landing thru St Andrews to Letite where  the first … Continue reading

Sunfish, Whales, and Birds at Grand Manan

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 10:44:33 -0300From: Laurie Murison, NatureNBSubject: bald eagle movement There were 3 bald eagles (two adults and one juvenile) seen separately flying from Nova … Continue reading

Basking Shark in Head Harbour Passage

There was a big basking shark near the seawall in Wilson’s Beach yesterday, August 26th. It was near the edges of the waterline, far up in the cove. Many people went to see it.  Joyce   Photo Credit: wikipedia.com … Continue reading

Action in Head Harbour Passage today, August 26th.

 Lesley and I went out with Mac Greene on Island Cruises today hoping for right whales to photograph, but it was too rough once we got out a bit in the bay and he had to turn around. Inside Head … 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

Bay of Fundy wolf eel couple beneath the waves

Maria Buzeta and Mike Strong have spent decades exploring the underwater wealth of the Quoddy Region. I think that this video of a wolf eel couple at home at Sandy Island, Head Harbour Passage, speaks to just how special this … Continue reading

Basking shark beached next door.

Thursday May 14th, 2009 JEFF DUCHARMETELEGRAPH-JOURNAL SAINT JOHN – A steady stream of people made the trying trek over the rocks near Seaside Park Wednesday to take a close look at a 7.3-metre basking shark that washed up on the … Continue reading

FISHERIES: Just how much have things changed you ask!

Some of us remember the Quoddy Region as a bustling centre of activity fed by the abundant fisheries of the area. In only a few decades this has changed dramatically as shown by this report from Fishing Grounds of the … Continue reading

THE HUMBLE HERRING: An in-depth review of what has happened along the Nova Scotia Shore of the Bay of Fundy

What has happened to cause the herring to die by the thousands in St. Mary’s Bay and Digby Harbour? This report by Ann Pohl in the definitive report on what we know at this time. Let us know if you … Continue reading

FISHERY: Hunting for Answers: Dead Herring, Krill, Copepods and Demoic Acid

As most folks are now aware, thousands of dead Atlantic herring have been washing up along the shores of the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and citizens and researchers are considering a multitude of explanations. Is it a virus? a bacterium? … Continue reading