Title

Profiles of Machias Seal Island, a magnet for bird researchers which might belon

Authors

David D. Platt

Source

Island Journal

Date

1997

Volume Number

Volume 14

Pages

39-47

Abstract

Profiles of Machias Seal Island, a magnet for bird researchers which might belong to either the United States or, as Canada claims, Canada; College of the Atlantic, on Petit Manan, Skip, Trumpet and Barges Roque, and Mount Desert Rock; Kent Island, which has been used for biological studies for the last 60 years; Allen Island, whose focus has shifted from agriculture to aquaculture; the Isles of Shoals, site of the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a heron rookery, and thousands of nesting gulls; and puffin research on the Audubon Islands.

Subjects

Birds, Islands

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