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On August 3, 2000
|Bird of the Week:|
|American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)|
|Sound (97 KB)|
|Nesting & Feeding|
State/Province of the Week:
Home of the Bay of Fundy. Cape Breton in Nova Scotia is a birder's paradise. French Mountain, Bird Island and Ingonish are three of the best birding spots on the cape. Spring through early winter can be a good time to visit. Watch for Bicknell's Thrush and Atlantic Puffin.
Hot Spots Cape BretonState Checklist
Hot Spot of the Week:
Denali National Park (Mt. McKinley)
62.48 N 150.15 W
Arctic Warbler, Ptarmigans, Northern Goshawk, Gyrfalcon, and Northern Wheatear are all possible. Good birding between Talkeetna and the park. Inside Denali, travel is by shuttle-bus. You will see lots of mammals, too.
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