Today was a perfect spring day, blue skies, lovely weather, my mom and I spent it well at the Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve:
This seabird reserve is home to thousands upon thousands of gannets and murres, it’s one of those must-visit places when you’re visiting Newfoundland:
A park ranger I met told me that the gannet eggs were just about ready to pop, but I saw no hatchlings today. The last two times I visited Cape St. Mary’s it was shrouded in fog, which is the usual scenario for this place as Cape St. Mary’s is one of the foggiest places in Canada. Today was clear, bright and blue though, and we had eagles stirring the gannets into a frenzy, which was a lot of fun to watch.
On the drive home we saw a few caribou, one young individual was very close to the road: