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Autumn Grand Manan


"Skua!" came the cry from Durlan in the back of the boat. Everyone looked up to see the hulking dark brown bird with the prominent white wing patches sail overhead. The view was good as it passed over, but I expected it to be brief, as skua sightings almost always are. They seem to fly by and check out the boat and then just keep going. This time, however, the bird banked when it got to our wake, and circled down and lit on the water. Our captain maneuvered the boat right next to th... Read More