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

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 Birds – Machias Seal Island

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 02:49:03 -0300From: Ralph Eldridge Subject: MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND REPORT The activity of last night (Sunday/Monday) produced the expected selection  (11 species) of warbler … 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

Grand Manan Birds – August 28, 2009

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 07:25:09 -0300From: Roger Burrows NatureNBSubject: Grand Manan birds, inc. possible UPLAND SANDPIPER & LONG-TAILED JAEGER and definite immature LARK SPARROW August 27 Boat … Continue reading

Bay of Fundy’s Machias Seal Island offers puffin-watchers paradise

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Last Updated: Monday, August 24, 2009 | 4:28 PM AT  By Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon, CBC News Atlantic puffins lure birdwatchers, naturalists and photographers to Machias Seal Island, a migratory … Continue reading

Six Right Whales and Lots of Birds at Grand Manan

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 20:11:15 -0300From: Roger Burrows NatureNBSubject: Grand Manan birdsAugust 22Castalia Marsh 14:05-14:55257 Common Eiders, 6 Least Sandpipers, Tree Swallow, 3 wood-warblers, inc. male Black-throated … Continue reading

Some Geocaches from Grand Manan and Vicinity

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com 1. Scenic view (Traditional Cache) (GC1X8J2) Location: New Brunswick, Canada (11.8mi S (19km S))Date: 8/14/2009 by Insp Gadgethttp://coord.info/GC1X8J22. North Head Cemetery (Traditional Cache) (GC1X8M0) Location: New Brunswick, Canada … Continue reading

Grand Manan Birds – August 19, 2009

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 19:41:10 -0300From: Roger Burrows: NatureNBSubject: Grand Manan birds, inc. SNOWY EGRET & CAROLINA WREN August 19 Marathon Inn 06:45-07:30Northern Flicker. juvenile Gray Catbird … Continue reading

Trawling for whales in the Bay of Fundy

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Since the fog went away, everyone has become exceptionally busy as we attempt to “do summer” in the few remaining weeks in August.The result for us here at … Continue reading

August Birds at Grand Manan Basin

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 17:02:12 -0300From: Roger Burrows NatureNBSubject: Grand Manan birds, inc. phalaropes & jaegers August 17 Marathon Inn 06:30-07:305 wood-warblers Boat Trip from North Head … Continue reading

Skua, Finbacks, Humpbacks, and Right Whales at Grand Manan

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 08:02:04 -0300From: Durlan & Sally NatureNBSubject: Skua YesterdayI saw my first Skua yesterday of the season. It was 2 miles east of Whitehead island. I got a few … Continue reading

Bowdoin Celebrates 75 Years of Science at Kent Island

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com I have fond memories of my short stay at the Research Station. Remind me to tell you about the “Headless Ghost of Kent Island” … present during my days(sorry … nights) there. Congratulations … Continue reading

Great Trips – Whales and seabirds seen from Grand Manan Ferry

See the pictures and subscribe at http://ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com This is really a great walk-on trip, over and back is a bargain and lots to see on the right day. See the report below. Check out Coastal Transport for rates and times. … Continue reading