Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus On April 22, 2008, Joyce Morrell of Campobello sent around a photo of a single drake at Head Harbour Light House. That reminded me of a very short story about one of the most beautiful of the … Continue reading BIRDS: How the beautiful Harlequin Duck stalled a development in the Bay of Fundy
Black Guillemot The unobtrusive little Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle) is one of my favourite marine birds from the Bay of Fundy area. I first encountered them up close in 1960 when I was doing research on Outer Wood Island off … Continue reading MARINE BIRD LIFE – Black Guillemot
Most years there are reports of the Dovekie (Little Auk) showing up in the Bay of Fundy. Only about 20 cm long this tiny little bird often confuses locals and visitors alike. Have you seen this fascinating little bird? … Continue reading BIRDS: Have you seen the Little Auk or Dovekie?