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The Backshore Bird Blog

September 30, 2014

Double-crested Cormorants at a Peaks Island Sunrise 


My first introduction to Peaks Island was in an old, rusty-tan island car driven by Carlos, who convinced me that this island was perfect for the sheer enjoyment of watching ocean birds. The Common Eider flocks at S...

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The objective of The Backshore Bird Blog is to share the wonder and diversity of bird species seen along the Peaks Island shore.

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