Mountain Lion screaming!!! Parliament Of Owls Originally published on Apr 11, 2015 “So here’s a female mountain. Much to my surprise, she passed by last weekend screaming, probably out looking for a male lion. After she screams, she returns seven … Continue reading EXTINCT YOU SAY – If you hear this … you have a Cougar near you!!!
Well it seems that radioactive iodine has found it’s way into seaweeds on both coasts. Unfortunately there is little current information that I can find since it seems no testing is done along our Atlantic coast. But we do it … Continue reading RADIOACTIVITY: Jeez … is your dulse radioactive?
“Below is a delightful Printable Image Transfer to use on your French Grain Sack inspired Projects! I’ve taken a wonderful French Chicken Image and added it to an ornate Oval Wreath. The words “Le Poulet” (The Chicken) have been added … Continue reading HISTORY – Apparently the French even decorated their Grain Sacks back-in-the-day!! Check this out!
MacKay, A.A. et al The Sea Urchin Roe Industry in the Bay of Fundy, 1976 This research was initiated by the Research and Development Branch of the New Brunswick Department of Fisheries in an effort to obtain additional data on … Continue reading FISHERIES: The Beginning of the Sea Urchin Roe Industry in the Bay of Fundy, 1976
A fun fishy cartoon of a Fundy Mackerel created from a vintage sketch 1987. And “yes” you can get a copy for your wall or to go to bed with one if you like!! Just click here to check it … Continue reading CARTOON – Holy Mackerel!!
Some Killer Whale Records from the Bay of Fundy & Gulf of Maine Here are some “odds and ends” of Killer whale records from the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. This beautiful whale is definitely rare. As a … Continue reading WHALES – Bay of Fundy Killer Whales – Rare but There!
The Cape Codder reports, “There have been many more right whales than usual this year,” noted Nathalie Jaquet, director of the Right Whale Aerial Survey at the Provincetown Center For Coastal Studies. “We’ve identified at least 120 whales. That’s out … Continue reading WHALES: Opinion – Right Whale Congregation – Is It Really a Mystery?
Do you really know about Charles Darwin and the how his theory of evolution came about? Do you believe it? Check it out here!! Darwin colorized by Art MacKay Continue reading HISTORY – All about Charles Darwin and our Ape Relatives!!
A Beautiful Painting of a Hawk’s Head created from a B&W drawing created in 1986. Click here to see more. Continue reading ART – A Beautiful Painting of a Hawk’s Head
3/6/21 The article below was written many years ago when LNG developments in Passamaquoddy Bay were threatening the Northern Right Whale population that summered in this area. The effort to stop the LNG developments was successful but little has changed … Continue reading WHALES: Looking back at the LNG threat to the Northern Right Whale – 2007. Has anything changed?
Whale Inhabitants – The Whale Louse & Delilah Imagine having these guys crawling over your head. Whale lice like this were on Delilah a female right whale that was struck by a ship and ended up on a beach at … Continue reading WHALES: Whale Inhabitants – The Whale Louse & Delilah
Some of the many works of art and photographs depicting the Passamaquoddy Area on the border between New Brunswick and Maine. To get the best result from the following video, open it full screen! See something you like … click … Continue reading ART – Passamaquoddy Memories – Artwork by Art MacKay
Everyone knows the Bay of Fundy … right? It is home to thousands of unusual and spectacular marine invertebrates as well as more beautiful birds than you can count and a dozen species of whales and seals including the endangered North … Continue reading ISSUES: Marine Protected Areas – Canada’s failure in the face of big business?
Once common along our east coast, the wolf seems to have made a comeback. As Don McAlpine of the New Brunswick Museum said … it was just a matter of time. News articles like those below from the past … Continue reading CREATURES: And the wolf returns to New Brunswick…
Not just framed. Lots of variations at my FAA site. Check them out at: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/rooster-art-mackay.html?product=framed-print Continue reading ART – How about a Rooster for your wall?
Krill or Euphausid Shrimp are vital forage species that are at the very foundation of life in the ocean. Fish, birds, seals, whales and even humans depend on them. Life in our oceans forms a complex food web that depends … Continue reading OCEAN LIFE: What the heck is KRILL anyway and why are they important to whales and fish?..
New artwork for your wall! – “BIRDS – A beautiful Mandarin Drake” – https://fineartamerica.com/featured/birds-a-beautiful-mandarin-drake-art-mackay.html… Continue reading BIRDS – The Beautiful Mandarin Drake
Black Guillemot The unobtrusive little Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle) is one of my favourite marine birds from the Bay of Fundy area. I first encountered them up close in 1960 when I was doing research on Outer Wood Island off … Continue reading BIRDS – The Beautiful Black Guillemot
CANADA IS BOUND BY LAW OF THE SEA TO PROTECT ENDANGERED WHALES, THEIR HABITAT, AND THEIR FORAGE (Updated February 14, 2020) I’m currently researching once more the various treaties and laws that oblige the Government of Canada to protect Right … Continue reading ISSUES: Did you know that Canada is bound by the Law of the Sea to protect endangered whales, their habitat and feed?…
BLUE EARED PHEASANTS! The blue eared pheasant (Crossoptilon auritum) is a large, up to 96 cm (38 in) long, dark blue-grey pheasant with velvet black crown, red facial feathers appearing as bare skin, yellow iris, long white ear coverts behind the eyes, and crimson legs. Its tail … Continue reading BIRDS: A Russian Beauty!
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Updated June 2022 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE FILES AT TEACHERS PAY TEACHERS CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE ART PRODUCTS AT FINE ART AMERICA Continue reading EXTINCTION: The Great Auk – Gone but not forgotten.
ANNUAL REPORT 2019 N.B. Deer Association, Charlotte Co. Division EDITORS NOTE: It’s been years since we last received a report from Bambi Deerburger. We just found this version in an email that came from an address in St. Andrews, NB. … Continue reading ISSUES: Bambi reports on deer life today … not heard from since 2008…
This article was written 20 years ago. During that time right whales have moved northward and the presence of Phalaropes has been “up and down” according to the few reports we have received. Is anyone aware of recent studies? ******************************************************** … Continue reading The Phalarope is Fundy’s “canary” … is it dead or dying.
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Exploring the coast this summer?Don’t miss these fascinating little marine birds…living on a cliff near you!!Source: THE BLACK GUILLEMOT’S WORLD – RESOURCE FILES – Payhip Continue reading THE BLACK GUILLEMOT’S WORLD – RESOURCE FILES @ PayHip
Everyone loves the Puffin. With its unique, colorful beak and contrasting body colors, it can only be called “cute”. In flight it resembles a stubby cigar with inadequate wings. Nevertheless, the Atlantic Puffin is a successful Bay of Fundy seabird … Continue reading BIRDS – The Fabulous Puffin and disputed Machias Seal Island
I quite admire Bruce S. Wright for his work many years ago. Bruce’s view was that scientific papers are nice but getting the facts to the public is nicer. He wrote on many fascinating subjects and, in fact, authored numerous … Continue reading CREATURES – The Eastern Cougar never was a myth … proof from the past
A YOUTH’S GUIDE TO THE THE ACADIAN FOREST – Written for kids, this important free publication is vital for those of all ages! As clearcutting and spraying changes our forest ecosystem, it is important to understand what we are loosing. … Continue reading FORESTRY: What is the Acadian Forest Anyway?
A map I discovered online that shows cougar sightings in the northeast from 1841 to 1951. Enjoy!! Continue reading CREATURES: For Cougar Fans along the Atlantic Coast – Sightings from 1841-1951.
Art MacKay’s artwork. With over 50 years as a marine biologist and illustrator, these are just a few of Art’s illustrations for you to enjoy. Continue reading ART MACKAY: Some Great Gulf of Maine Creatures
Artwork & photos to download and use in your teaching, commercial and personal presentations or publications. Not for resale. The name Aster comes from the Ancient Greek word ἀστήρ (astḗr), meaning “star”, referring to the shape of the flower head. … Continue reading PLANTS: Beautiful Aster Photos for your publication or wall decoration.
Tiffany Duong Sep. 24, 2020 10:33AM EST In ‘My Octopus Teacher,’ Craig Foster becomes fascinated with an octopus and visits her for hundreds of days in a row. Netflix In his latest documentary, My Octopus Teacher, free diver and filmmaker Craig Foster … Continue reading ‘My Octopus Teacher’ Stuns Audiences, Reinforces Power of Nature – EcoWatch
Product Description This “Blue Whale Puppet” was inspired by one I saw online somewhere. I’ve included 2 sizes, 8-1/2 x 11 and 11 x 17. Print your size choice on heavy card stock, cut out the parts, punch holes in the … Continue reading DISTANCE LEARNING – Create a Blue whale Puppet! For FREE!
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The Steller’s Sea Eagle is now in Nova Scotia. Follow the link to read all about this exciting bird. Continue reading BIRDS – Steller’s Sea Eagle is now in Nova Scotia
Take a virtual visit to one of our zoos here in New Brunswick Canada It’s not always easy to arrange a trip, so we’ve put together a collection of animals that we have photographed for you. Now closed, the Cherry … Continue reading RESOURCE FILES: A Virtual Trip to the Zoo
Popular Zoologyby J. Dorman Steele, J. P. W. JenksPublished by Chautauqua Press, New York, 1887 This volume provides you with everything you need to know about the animals of the world in 1887. We have extracted most of the illustrations … Continue reading ART: POPULAR ZOOLOGY by DORMAN STEELE 1887 – Clip Art and E-book.
Looking for some great bird art for your wall, gift cards and maybe a tee shit!! Some great choices here at Fine Art America. https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/art-mackay Check it out!! Continue reading ART – BIRDS OF A FEATHER – AT FINE ART AMERICA