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Grand Manan, NB & Machias Seal Island - Summer 2005

More images coming. If you enjoyed this gallery, please place a vote at the bottom. ---- Just off the coast of Maine, USA and Grand Manan, Canada lies Machias Seal Island, a very small parcel of land populated by a large population of Atlantic Puffins, Razorbill Auks and Artic Terns. Info on Grand Manan: http://www.grandmanannb.com/pointers.htm Want to learn more about birding Machias Island? Visit this informative page: http://www.birdingamerica.com/Maine/machias.htm A photo page from someone who works on Machias Island: http://www.pbase.com/lightrae ------ A colourful online Guide to Newbrunswick: http://dtg.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/index.htm# ****Video excerpt of Puffins, Razorbills and Terns on Machias Island from CBC Newsworld series on "Discovering Wild Canada" by John and Janet Foster. http://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/discoveringwildcanada/fundy.html
Sunset
Sunset
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin (Puffin Cam link inside)
Atlantic Puffin (Puffin Cam link inside)
Grand Manan
Grand Manan
Many young Terns did not survive Summer 2005 or 2006 on Machias
Many young Terns did not survive Summer 2005 or 2006 on Machias
Razorbill Auks
Razorbill Auks
Razorbill Auks
Razorbill Auks
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin after eating some bad fish (or me just being silly)
Atlantic Puffin after eating some bad fish (or me just being silly)
Razorbill Auk
Razorbill Auk
Artic Tern hovering above nest
Artic Tern hovering above nest
Common Tern
Common Tern
Razorbill Auk
Razorbill Auk
Swallowtail Lighthouse
Swallowtail Lighthouse
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Slippery rocks and a helping hand
Slippery rocks and a helping hand
Grand Manan island sunset
Grand Manan island sunset
Grand Manan
Grand Manan
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Puffin
Puffin
The Super Glue experiment (or me just being silly)
The Super Glue experiment (or me just being silly)
Yellow is the colour
Yellow is the colour
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Puffin
Puffin
Razorbill Auk
Razorbill Auk
Taking off
Taking off
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Puffin grooming
Puffin grooming
Razorbill Auk - close up look
Razorbill Auk - close up look
Southern tip of Grand Manan island.
Southern tip of Grand Manan island.
Hard to photograph this Auks eyes
Hard to photograph this Auks eyes
Atlantic Puffin -- Flexing wings
Atlantic Puffin -- Flexing wings
v3%2f13%2f6313%2f4%2f47998170.razorbill10x.jpg Affectionate Razorbills
Affectionate Razorbills
Look before you leap
Look before you leap
Puffin with fish in bill
Puffin with fish in bill
Atlantic Puffin with fish
Atlantic Puffin with fish
Atlantic Puffin on rocks
Atlantic Puffin on rocks
Leg bands
Leg bands
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin - Breeding colours
Atlantic Puffin - Breeding colours
Atlantic Puffin in flight
Atlantic Puffin in flight
NewBrunswick sunset -- Blacks Harbour
NewBrunswick sunset -- Blacks Harbour
Checking out whales from Grand Manan ferry
Checking out whales from Grand Manan ferry
Puffins and Razorbills line the rocks on Machias Island
Puffins and Razorbills line the rocks on Machias Island
Atlantic Puffin stretching wings
Atlantic Puffin stretching wings
Porpoise - you can see the tail through the water
Porpoise - you can see the tail through the water
v3%2f13%2f6313%2f4%2f47706790.gm21x.jpg v3%2f13%2f6313%2f4%2f47041302.gm7x2.jpg Captain Sarah at the helm
Captain Sarah at the helm
New Brunswick sunset
New Brunswick sunset
Feeding group of gulls can be indicator of whale surfacing
Feeding group of gulls can be indicator of whale surfacing
Minke whale
Minke whale
Captain Sarah and sails
Captain Sarah and sails
Puffin close-up - look at all those fine hairs
Puffin close-up - look at all those fine hairs
Swallowtail Lighthouse
Swallowtail Lighthouse
Atlantic Puffin --- Simon Says
Atlantic Puffin --- Simon Says
The Barbara Frost pulls alongside to say hello
The Barbara Frost pulls alongside to say hello
I 'm cute and I know it.
I 'm cute and I know it.
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
A small boat ferries visitors to Machias Island.
A small boat ferries visitors to Machias Island.
Atlantic Puffin - Tapping bills
Atlantic Puffin - Tapping bills
Seals sunning on rock near Machias Island
Seals sunning on rock near Machias Island
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
New Brunswick sunset
New Brunswick sunset
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin --- The rock hopper
Atlantic Puffin --- The rock hopper
Artic Tern
Artic Tern
The kite flyer near Southern Head Beach
The kite flyer near Southern Head Beach
Artic Tern - Champion migrator
Artic Tern - Champion migrator
The afternoon sun lights up the cliffs along Southern Cross, Grand Manan.
The afternoon sun lights up the cliffs along Southern Cross, Grand Manan.
Porpoise in Bay of Fundy near Grand Manan
Porpoise in Bay of Fundy near Grand Manan
Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
Grand Manan ferry
Grand Manan ferry
Swallowtail Lighthouse
Swallowtail Lighthouse
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