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Northern Gannet

April 26, 2020 - The Northern Gannet or more properly known as the Great Northern Gannet(ask a Newfoundlander), is a magnificent flying a...
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Day 8 of Our Newfoundland Adventure-Cape Spear

August 28, 2016 - After visiting the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Laura and I ascended the hill to Cape Spear, the most easterly point o...
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Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Day 8 of Our Newfoundland Adventure-Rookeries

August 26, 2016 - Common Murres do not build nests. They simply deposit their eggs on cliff ledges. The Common Murres we saw were not nest...
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Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Day 8 of Our Newfoundland Adventure-Aerial Clouds

August 24, 2016 - Aerial clouds of birds are composed of Common Murres, Atlantic Puffins, Black Guillemots, Black-legged Kittiwakes and Ra...
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Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Day 8 of Our Newfoundland Adventure-Puffins & Razorbills

August 23, 2016 - Atlantic Puffins and Razorbills are elegant birds notable for their specialized and decorated bills. The Atlantic Puffi...
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Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Day 8 of Our Newfoundland Adventure-Humpback Whales

August 12, 2016 - We set up our base of operations at La Manche Provincial Park south of St. John's. From here we planned several excursio...
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Razorbills, Kittiwakes and Common Murre Day 7 of Our Newfoundland Adventure at Cape St. Mary's

August 05, 2016 - My fourth group of photos from Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve is Razorbills, Black-legged Kittiwakes and Common Murr...
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Gannets Nesting Day 7 of Our Newfoundland Adventure at Cape St. Mary's

August 04, 2016 - This is my third set of photos, Northern Gannets Nesting, from our visit to Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve. Gannet...
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Gannets Flying Day 7 of Our Newfoundland Adventure at Cape St. Mary's

August 03, 2016 - The second in my series of photos from Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve is "Gannets Flying". These majestic fliers and...
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Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve Day 7 Morning of Our Newfoundland Adventure

August 03, 2016 - Laura and I woke early at Terra Nova National Park and headed south full of promise for an exciting morning and afternoo...
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Gross Morne National Park Day 6 of Our Newfoundland Adventure- Berry Hill Pond

July 28, 2016 - On this day we began our long drive east to Terra Nova National Park, the jumping off place for Cape St. Mary's but firs...
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The Great Northern Peninsula Day 5 of Our Newfoundland Adventure-The Arches

July 25, 2016 - We visited Arches Provincial Park on our way south to Green Point Campground, Gross Morne National Park. This provincial...
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The Great Northern Peninsula Day 5 of Our Newfoundland Adventure-Thrombolites

July 25, 2016 - We headed south on the Great Northern Peninsula after visiting Burnt Cape. We saw more icebergs and made our first stop...
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The Great Northern Peninsula Day 5 of our Newfoundland Adventure- Burnt Cape

July 24, 2016 - We started the day with the long awaited trip to Burnt Cape, renowned for arctic wildflowers. It was a fifteen minute dr...
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The Great Northern Peninsula Day 4 of our Newfoundland Adventure, L 'Anse aux Meadows

July 17, 2016 - L 'Anse aux Meadows was the first of four targets for our Newfoundland trip. The second is Burnt Cape for arctic wildflo...
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The Great Northern Peninsula Day 4 Afternoon of Our Newfoundland Adventure

July 17, 2016 - We spent the afternoon of day 5 exploring the local coastline looking for more wildflowers, icebergs and moose. We had...
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