Machias Seal Island and Downeast Maine
June 19-21, 2010

Brenda Eunson and I led a Joppa Flats Education Center trip downeast. We had a great
time on this, the 25th annual trip, and here are a few photos of highlights:

Machias Seal Island

When you are in an alcid breeding colony, the sights, sounds, and smells are amazing...

Thousands of Atlantic Puffins

things are looking up...

courtship behavior

time for a snooze

small numbers of Common Murres

lots of Razorbills

more courtship behavior

Common Murre

Arctic Tern

Common Eider females and chicks

lighthouse in the fog

Male Spruce Grouse on a boreal forest trail

Female Spruce Grouse with chicks

Awww, too cute....

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