IMAGES: Some old images from Grand Manan Island

Grand Manan is rugged and beautiful and has attracted artists and photographers for many, many years. This is a small collection of old images taken primarily from postcards. … Continue reading

MYSTERIES: If Champlain’s Anchor was found on Grand Manan, where is it now?

One of our excellent author-historians published a great book many years ago called History of islands & islets in the Bay of Fundy, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, 1876. In it is this intriguing section: Champlain speaks of having anchored at one time … Continue reading

Marine Protected Areas: Open House – St. George, Wednesday, October 26 (4-7pm) Magaguadavic Place

In our inbox this morning. Please attend if you are concerned about the future of the Quoddy Region. I wanted to let you know of an open house on MPA network planning that DFO is holding in St. George. It’ll take … Continue reading

MARSHES: Beauty through the eyes of a Paleontologist

The Salt Marsh is an Ellipsis FIRST POSTED SEPTEMBER 28, 2009, Used by permission © Graham Young, 2009 More here: Every marine shoreline constitutes a transition, a zone of change from dry land where most organisms breathe air, to water where the creatures are incorporated … Continue reading

POLITICS: New Brunswick Autocracy Strikes Again – Grand Manan Ferry.

The absence of collaboration with your best customers is the worst level of autocracy there is and the dumbest. First our politicians and crats sell off our resources and assets and then they institute rules that negatively impact the very … Continue reading

BIRDS: Painted Bunting on Grand Manan

This post is from February, 2009. Any strange and beautiful birds being seen this year around the Bay of Fundy? Send your pic and report. ****************** There has been a Painted Bunting on GM (Grand Manan)…am not sure if still … Continue reading

Bay of Fundy Birds: Shorebirds starting to move on Grand Manan

Red-necked Stint by nkenji via FlickrRoger Burrow, NatureNB, reports lots of shorebirds starting to move on Grand Manan including a Red-necked Stint. The following is his report from the NatureNB listserv: Thoroughfare Road 10:15-11:00 Common Loon, 7 Great Blue Herons, … Continue reading

GRAND MANAN: Recent birds reported by Roger Burrows.

Image by ah_kopelman via Flickr Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2011 17:37:36 -0300From: Roger Burrows Subject: Grand Manan birds, inc. CORY’S SHEARWATERMy new computer is now online, so I’ll be able to post regularly again.JULY 28Ingalls Head 20:30-21:006 Common Eiders, 20 … Continue reading

GRAND MANAN: Bird reports from Nature NB

Image via Wikipedia Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 17:26:27 -0400From: Roger Burrows Nature NBSubject: HARLEQUIN DUCK, RING-BILLED & LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS & HOARY REDPOLLMarch 4Another great viewing day with little wind and bright sunshine; -6C Ingalls Head Feeders 09:30-10:0016 Mourning … Continue reading

BAY OF FUNDY Grand Manan Birds September 27

Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 19:02:52 -0300From: Roger Burrows Nature NB Yellow-billed Cuckoo. Subject: Grand Manan & White Head birds, inc. BAIRD’S SANDPIPER, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO SEPTEMBER 27 OX Head    09:00-09:30first YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO of fall, Hermit Thrush, 6 Blackpoll Warblers … Continue reading

Bay of Fundy – Sperm Whales and more during trip to Grand Manan Basin.

Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2010 23:41:42 -0300 From: Laurie Murison <gmwhale@NBNET.NB.CA>  From NatureNB Subject: jaegar, cory’s, sperm whales Heading out from North Head today August 21 on the Elsie Menota, we had a pomarine jaegar almost in the harbour – … Continue reading

Bird reports from Grand Manan this week

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at From: Roger Burrows – Nature NB postSubject: White Head birds July 28 White Head Ferry 08:00-08:30non-breeding Common Loon, adult Great & 13 Double-crested Cormorants, 28 Common Eiders, adult … Continue reading

Thousands of Storm Petrels off Grand Manan

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 23:19:35 -0300From: Laurie Murison from NatureNBSubject: north fulmar, Wilson’s storm petrels We did a boat trip along the eastern side of Grand Manan … Continue reading

Fundy Birds and Butterflies at Grand Manan

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at Date: Thu, 13 May 2010 19:59:26 -0300From: Roger Burrows  – Nature NBSubject: White Head birds, butterflies & flowers, inc. BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, EASTERN  WOOD-PEWEE, BROWN THRASHER, BLACKPOLL & PRAIRIE … Continue reading