SEABIRDS: 40 Good reasons to protect the Bay of Fundy

A collection of seabird images from contributors and public domain sources. Identify the birds here and in the field with this classic. Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America, 6th Edition (Peterson Field Guides) … Continue reading

MARINE PROTECTED AREA? Beautiful and Vital West Isles

West Isles. This small marine area that Tim Foulkes captured from his plane, is the ecological “engine” that drives this part of the the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. Top left is Campobello showing Harbour de Loutre and … Continue reading

ISSUES: STATUS OF RESIDENT AND TRANSIENT SEA BIRDS IN HEAD HARBOUR PASSAGE AND VICINITY NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA

STATUS OF RESIDENT AND TRANSIENT SEA BIRDS IN HEAD HARBOUR PASSAGE AND VICINITY NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA, 1977… by ART’S PLACE … Continue reading

INDUSTRY: Ship Traffic Densities for Fundy, Gulf of Maine & Scotia Shelf – 2013

This interesting chart from marinetraffic.com show the densities of ships travelling in the area for the year 2013. Traffic going to Saint John, NB, goes through vital North Atlantic Right Whale summer territory and a key marine nursery area for other … Continue reading

Wonderful Fundy Birds: Bohemian Waxwing

I awoke this morning to a beautiful white wonderland of white fluffy snow. Poking through this blanket of white lace, the red fruit of our Japanese crabs stood out in stark contrast … as did the dozen or so Bohemian … Continue reading

BIRDS: How to Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count

Common Poorwill, Allan Sander, CA, 2011 GBBC THE 2012 GBBC TAKES PLACE FEBRUARY 17 THROUGH FEBRUARY 20.  It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1. Plan to count birds for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of … Continue reading

BIRDS: Strange and beautiful winter sightings.

  VARIED THRUSH – Added by Merv. J. Cormier on January 23, 2012 at 2:41pm http://birdingnewbrunswick.ca/photo/photo/show?id=6314467%3APhoto%3A87555&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_photo This bird a first year thrush, the Varied Thrush is normally found in the Rocky Mountains and Western N.A. It is a wonderer and some birds are … Continue reading

Sabines Gull reported at Grand Manan and Head Harbour Passage

Brian Dalzell Subject: Re: Sabine’s Gull, Head Harbor Passage An adult Sabine’s Gull was reported to me by Jim Leslie, inn keeper from the Marathon Inn here on Grand Manan. It was feeding with Black-legged Kittiwakes off Swallowtail Light on … Continue reading