Birds

Frequent sightings of:

  • Bald Eagles

  • Northern Gannets

  • Black Guillemots

  • Herring Gulls

  • Greater Black Back Gull

 

Occasional sightings of:

  • Greater Shearwater

  • Wilson’s Storm Petrels

  • Puffin

 

Because our whale watching region is focused between Cape St. Lawrence and Cape North, we often see pelagic and accidental seabirds, as well as bald eagles. 

The nature of ocean currents surrounding both of these Capes, and the great depth of the water next to shore, means that though we whale tour close to land, we are equally as close to the open ocean waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Cabot Strait. In addition, St. Paul Island, 13 nm north of Bay St. Lawrence, is a pelagic bird haven. The close proximity of this island results in some pelagic birds being sighted close to land.

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