These little birds only weigh between 3-5 ounces as adults, but with a wingspan over twice the length of their bodies, Arctic terns are truly remarkable flyers.
Common Murres disappeared from Maine entirely in the 1880s after years of being hunted for their meat and eggs. Today, their population continues to increase
Easily identified by their black and white plumage and their distinctive “razor-like” bill, Razorbills are excellent swimmers and divers and can often be seen feeding in the Gulf of Maine’s coastal waters.
While our beautiful state has always been known for its abundant wildlife, vast forests, and stunning coastal views, the reality is that our coastline is becoming more vulnerable to the effects of climate change every day.
While these massive sharks were once a rare occurrence along Maine’s beaches, they are now being seen more often, with 6 reported sightings in 2020 alone.