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The Backshore Bird Blog

November 30, 2015



 Male Common Eider                                                                            Photo © Patty Wainright...

November 29, 2015



Female Common Eiders (eider ducks) circle the Peaks Island public dock next to the ferry landing. They watch curiously four humans sift through dangling seaweeds. Kelp and other marine algae han...

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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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