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Sea-birds of Percé and the Gaspé Peninsula, Province of Quebec

Vero Copner Wynne-Edwards

Sea-birds of Percé and the Gaspé Peninsula, Province of Quebec

by Vero Copner Wynne-Edwards

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Published by Reprinted for the Black Whale Shop [by] Mercury Press, Montreal in Percé .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea birds -- Québec (Province) -- Gaspé Peninsula,
  • Birds -- Québec (Province) -- Gaspé Peninsula

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby V.C. Wynne-Edwards ; with illustrations by the author.
    ContributionsHall, George Harper, 1874-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18944435M

    Day 6 PERCÉ. EXCURSION TO PERCÉ ROCK AND BONAVENTURE ISLAND. Today, discover the iconic gems of the Gaspé Peninsula. Take a scenic CRUISE around the famous “Pierced Rock” also known as the "Pierced Rock" and Bonaventure Island to observe the stunning seabird colony and marine wildlife that frequent the region.   Gaspe Peninsula: Accolades from the peerless - See 57 traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Gaspesie Region, Canada, at Tripadvisor.5/5(57).

    Gaspé is a city at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of eastern Quebec in Canada. Gaspé is located about km northeast of Quebec City, and km east of Rimouski. As of the Canadian Census, the city had a total population of 15, In addition to the city, Gaspé's territory includes the communities of Cap-aux-Os, Cap-des-Rosiers, Douglastown, Country: Canada.   Some obligatory orientation: The Gaspe (gas-PAY) Peninsula is an extension of Quebec province roughly the size of Belgium that's bordered on the .

    Gaspe Peninsula: Gaspesie in the Fall - See 57 traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Gaspesie Region, Canada, at Tripadvisor.5/5(57). Quebec and The Gaspe Peninsula. Activity Level for this tour: and Shigawake, still cling to the shore. Towering cliffs drop almost vertically to the sea as we approach the Percé Rock, rising like the bow of an enormous ship from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. face, is an arch as big as a cathedral! We also cruise around Bonaventure.


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Sea-birds of Percé and the Gaspé Peninsula, Province of Quebec by Vero Copner Wynne-Edwards Download PDF EPUB FB2

A vast area of 11 km 2 ( acres) located between Gaspé and Percé, the Malbaie Barachois is home to over bird species. In the spring, brants, Canada geese and various duck species can be sighted here, along with nesting American bitterns.

The Malbaie Barachois, located between Gaspé and Percé, is no exception: over bird species call it home. In the spring, various species of geese and ducks, as well as American bitterns, frequent this spot.

In the summer, you can observe many. Percé Rock (French: Rocher Percé, meaning "pierced rock") is a huge sheer rock formation in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence on the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in Québec, Canada, off Percé é Rock appears from a distance like a ship under sail.

It is one of the world's largest natural arches located in water and is considered a geologically and historically rich natural icon of nates: 48°31′26″N 64°11′58″W / °N. We enjoy the scenic drive around the Gaspé Peninsula, with its perfect blend of sea and mountains, coastal villages and sheltered fishing coves.

En route we visit the Musée de la Gaspésie, and then venture into Forillon National Park, bordered by the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Gaspé Bay. The Gaspésie (official name), or Gaspé Peninsula, the Gaspé or Gaspesia, is a peninsula along the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River to the east of the Matapedia Valley in Quebec, Canada, that extends into the Gulf of Saint y: Canada.

Percé is a small city near the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, the territory of the city there is a village community also called Percé. Percé, member of the association of Most Beautiful Villages of Quebec, is mainly a tourist location particularly well known for the attractions of Percé Rock and Bonaventure Island.

In addition to Percé itself, the town's territory Country: Canada. The Bas-Saint-Laurent – Gaspésie Tour is a legendary scenic drive that loops Sea-birds of Percé and the Gaspé Peninsula the huge Gaspé Peninsula. InNational Geographic Traveler included this region on its list of Canada’s 50 Places of a Lifetime, while the renowned Michelin Green Guide has given it 3 stars.

Enjoy contrasting landscapes and fresh sea air all along this itinerary, which you can begin in the region of. Visit Quebec City on your road trip to Gaspé Festivals in the Gaspé Peninsula.

Find out why Gaspésie is a must-see destination in Canada. Plan your road trip to coincide with one of Gaspé’s festivals during the winter and summer months. The history of Quebec can be found right here on the Gaspé Peninsula. Festival Acadien.

Chandler is a town in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of Quebec, Canada. It is the second-most populous town on the Gaspé Peninsula after the Town of was known as Pabos between J and May 4, Country: Canada. All about the Quebec – Gaspé Peninsula & Coastal New Brunswick Tour. Bonaventure Island is the nesting site of more thanseabirds, includ pairs of Northern Gannets, plus Black-legged Kittiwakes, Common Murres, and Razorbills.

The Gaspe Peninsula (properly, the Gaspésie or Gaspé Peninsula, pronounced Ga-spay-zee or Gaspay, respectively) is a region of eastern geography puts the Gaspe Peninsula in close proximity to the Atlantic provinces and has many maritime features, including rugged shorelines, fine fishing, and a laid-back, friendly : Jane Mclean.

Gaspé Peninsula, an isolated and remote piece of land in Quebec, Canada, is a striking, poetic landscape, with luminous skies and an undisturbed silence, particularly in the winter. Gaspé is a Micmac word for «land’s end». Parc National de l'Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé: Water, water everywhere.

The best way to gaze in wonder at the famed Percé Rock and its natural arch is to venture out to sea. The million-year-old limestone sea stack has been recognized by UNESCO as a Global Geopark and an icon of nearby Gaspé city and the peninsula itself.

Visit Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park. The Orléans Express bus network serves the entire province of Quebec, including the Gaspé Peninsula. There is one daily bus that departs from Rimouski at PM and arrives in Percé at PM. The fare is $ per passenger, including taxes and two checked bags, with a $5 upcharge for each additional checked bag up to a maximum of four total.

Hands down, Gaspé’s top two highlights are whale watching and Percé Rock, one of the world’s largest natural get started, cycle — and savor the beauty — in s trading post and traditional summer holiday spot for breaching whales off the coast or book a whale watching tour.

Then there’s Percé: A hulking vertical mass that rises dramatically out of the. Walk along Rue Mont-Joli to see Rocher-Percé from the cliff. There are boat tours to see Rocher-Percé and the thousands of birds nesting on the cliffs of Bonaventure Island.

Make arrangements for these tours long before your ship arrives in Gaspé or book a ship excursion that includes the boat tour. The Gaspésie (official name), or Gaspé Peninsula, the Gaspé or Gaspesia. It is Quebec's fat bottom lip and it extends right into the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The name "Gaspé" (say: gasp AY) may come from a Mi'kmaq (say: MIKK makk) word gespeg meaning "land's end" although according to Wiki, some think it may be a derivative of the Basque word.

The small town of Percé, Quebec, located at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula is about 1, km North-East of Toronto. Perce is about 1, km from Montreal or about from Quebec City. If you are like me, the trip already starts off with some excitement along the Toronto to Quebec City drive.

We decided to drive around the Gaspé Peninsula on our way home to Ontario after spending a week in Nova Scotia. It took us 2 glorious days travelling counter clockwise from New Brunswick (Cambellton).

The scenery was spectacular following the costal Hwy # with something /5(57). When most people think of Quebec, images of Montreal, poutine, maple syrup, and its namesake Quebec City come to mind. But venture a little further north—and a tad off the beaten path—and you’ll be rewarded with a wide world of flavors, sights, activities, and discoveries in the province’s Gaspésie region, a peninsula along Quebec’s northern shores by the Saint Lawrence River.

A scenic km drive along the coast of the Gaspésie, or Gaspé Peninsula or the Gaspé, in eastern Quebec, Canada. June The capital of Gaspe is the town with the same name, with ab residents perched just below the tip of the peninsula, Cap Bon Ami, which is a national Park called Parc National Forillon.

One of the benefits of traveling in is that Canada is celebrating their th birthday, and with a Parks Canada Discovery Pass, admission is.Stop for some beach time in Carleton, get a bit of history at the British Heritage Village in New Richmond, or hunt local art work for something to remind you of your Gaspe Peninsula trip.

Gaspe Peninsula is miles northeast of Montreal and miles from Quebec City.