|The group will split in two for whale/puffin boat trips only to facilitate going ashore into bird blinds. Roommates always in same group; friends by request. |
One group will take a Whale Watch boat trip to seek minke, fin, humpback and North Atlantic right whales, porpoise and dolphins. Look for shearwaters,jeagers, phalaropes, kittiwakes, gannets & guillemots.
The other group visits Machias Seal Island, southernmost breeding site of the North Atlantic puffin! During the nesting season it is home to thousands of pelagic birds, the most famous species is the Atlantic Puffin but you can also delight in viewing Razorbill Auks and Common and Artic Terns. Look for Shearwaters, Wilson's Strom Petrels, Phalaropes, Jeagers, Gannets, Guillemots & Eider Ducks en route.