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Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

June 30, 2022

I visit Chignecto Provincial Park annually in my continuing and failed quest to find and photograph the Cape May Warbler and the Mourning Warbler. Occasionally I troop up to Amherst Point Migratory Bird Sanctuary and although I have seen Cape May Warbler here in the past I have not in recent years. The high pitched song of the Cape May Warbler makes it doubly hard to find since high frequencies do not carry far and are unidirectional. I did photograph the Mourning Warbler several years ago. It is a stunning bird!

Chignecto Provincial Park is a treasure and should be taken over by Environment Canada and converted into a national park, whilst simultaneously buying up surrounding land and kicking out the loggers that are devastating the local area.

American Redstart

American Redstart 100American Redstart 100 American Redstart 101American Redstart 101 American Redstart 102American Redstart 102

Treasure Trove of Wildflowers

Beach Ridge Wildflowers 100Beach Ridge Wildflowers 100 Beach Ridge Wildflowers 101Beach Ridge Wildflowers 101 Beach Ridge Wildflowers 102Beach Ridge Wildflowers 102

Black-and-White Warbler

Black-and-White Warbler 100Black-and-White Warbler 100

Black-throated Green Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler 100Black-throated Green Warbler 100 Black-throated Green Warbler 101Black-throated Green Warbler 101

Blackburnian Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler 100Blackburnian Warbler 100 Blackburnian Warbler 101Blackburnian Warbler 101 Blackburnian Warbler 102Blackburnian Warbler 102 Blackburnian Warbler 103Blackburnian Warbler 103 Blackburnian Warbler 104Blackburnian Warbler 104

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (yes, it is a different species than the Tiger Swallowtail)

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 100Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 100 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 101Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 101

Cape Chignecto

Cape Chignecto 100Cape Chignecto 100 Cape Chignecto 101Cape Chignecto 101

Cape d'Or

Cape d'Or 100Cape d'Or 100 Cape d'Or 101Cape d'Or 101

Luppin

Colour 100Colour 100 Colour 101Colour 101

Columbine

Columbine 100Columbine 100 Columbine 101Columbine 101 Columbine 102Columbine 102 Columbine 102Columbine 102 Columbine 103Columbine 103 Columbine 104Columbine 104 Columbine 105Columbine 105 Columbine 106Columbine 106

Common Yellowthroat

Common Yellowthroat 500Common Yellowthroat 500 Common Yellowthroat 501Common Yellowthroat 501

Daisy

Daisy 100Daisy 100

Dark-eyed Junco

Dark-eyed Junco 100Dark-eyed Junco 100

Grey Catbird

Grey Catbird 100Grey Catbird 100 Grey Catbird 101Grey Catbird 101 Grey Catbird 102Grey Catbird 102 Grey Catbird 103Grey Catbird 103 Grey Catbird 104Grey Catbird 104 Luppin 100Luppin 100 Luppin 101Luppin 101 Luppin 102Luppin 102 Luppin 103Luppin 103

Ovenbird

Ovenbird 100Ovenbird 100

Red Hawkweed

Red Hawkweed 100Red Hawkweed 100 Red Hawkweed 101Red Hawkweed 101 Red Hawkweed 102Red Hawkweed 102

Cape Chignecto

The clouds are always striking here probably due to the cool waters of the Head of the Bay of Fundy meeting the warm bluffs of Cape Chignecto causing an up welling of air currents and the subsequent formation of clouds.

Red Rock Beach 100Red Rock Beach 100

Red Rocks, Red Rock Beach and Red Rock Falls

Red Rocks 100Red Rocks 100 Red Rocks 101Red Rocks 101 Red Rocks 102Red Rocks 102 Red Rocks 103Red Rocks 103 Red Rocks 104Red Rocks 104 Red Rocks 105Red Rocks 105 Red Rocks 106Red Rocks 106

Red-eyed Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo 200Red-eyed Vireo 200 Red-eyed Vireo 201Red-eyed Vireo 201

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow 100Savannah Sparrow 100

Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow 200Song Sparrow 200 Song Sparrow 201Song Sparrow 201

Swainson's Thrush

Swainson's Thrush 200Swainson's Thrush 200

The Three Sisters Lookoff

The Three Sisters Lookoff 100The Three Sisters Lookoff 100 The Three Sisters Lookoff 101The Three Sisters Lookoff 101 The Three Sisters Lookoff 102The Three Sisters Lookoff 102

The Beach Trailhead

Trail 100Trail 100

White-throated Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow 201White-throated Sparrow 201

Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler 200Yellow Warbler 200