The Atlantic puffin is an elusive, sweet-looking black-and-white bird with an orange beak and legs. Spending entire seasons on the cold, open waters of the North Atlantic
Sable Island National Park and Reserve is home to a constantly shifting, misty and mystical 45-kilometre crescent-shaped sandbar. Sitting about 175 kilometres off Nova Scotia’s mainland coast.
Strung along the sea at Cavendish Beach, with its red cliffs and shifting dunes, Prince Edward Island National Park encapsulates all the best of this tiny province.
Who’s that hiding behind those pussywillows? According to Sidney, B.C.’s Delia McCrae, it’s a spotted towhee, snapped in its native habitat at Island View Beach on Vancouver Island.
Strike a pose! Patricia Powell photographed this cormorant drying his wings on the banks of the Annapolis River.
You’ll hear the northern gannets—thousands of them—before they come into view. Just a short ferry ride from the picturesque village of Percé (and its famous rock), Bonaventure Island.
Canada’s most ecologically diverse national park is situated on the southernmost point of the Canadian mainland and covers a 14.5-kilometre peninsula.
Located on the shores of Hudson Bay, this small subarctic town is set directly on a main migration route for Canadian polar bears, making it the polar bear capital of the world.