Grand Manan Birds

Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 14:12:51 -0300From: Roger Burrows NBNature ListservSubject: Grand Manan & Ingalls Head birds May 4 Ingalls Head Road 07:30-07:40335 Brants, American Wigeon pair, immature Bald Eagle Grand Harbour 07:40-07:50480 Brants, 3 Red-breasted Mergansers, Greater Yellowlegs Throughfare … Continue reading

Birds at Machias Seal Island

Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 04:37:19 -0300 From: Ralph Eldridge NBNature ListservSubject: MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND REPORTThe following was written THURSDAY, APRIL 30 at 09:00 hrs. but fell victim to the list outage.Several raptors are moving through this morning and pausing … Continue reading

Grand Manan – BRANT, GADWALL, KING EIDER, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 15:40:14 -0400From: Roger Burrows via NatureNB ListservSubject: Ingalls Head & White Head birds, inc. BRANT, GADWALL, KING EIDER, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL February 18, 2009 Ingalls Head feeders 10:45-11:15 & 14:30-15:307 Mourning Doves, 7 Blue Jays, … Continue reading

Birds on Grand Manan – February 17th, 2009

Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 18:20:51 -0400From: Roger Burrows NatureNB ListservSubject: Ingalls Head feeder birdsFebruary 17This morning’s snowfall brought back a Fox Sparrow and 3 Dark-eyed Juncosthat I hadn’t seen for a week and there was a female redpoll (possibly … Continue reading

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

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: http://ancientshore.com/2009/09/28/saltmarsh/ 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. wikipedia.com 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