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4 Road Trip Adventures for Bird Lovers

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Are you a bird lover? Did you know that the maritime regions of Québec are all great places to observe hundreds of species of birds in their natural habitats? Here are four road trip adventures for bird watchers—one in each of our regions. Get your binoculars ready!

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What to See and Do on Vacation in Sept-Îles

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

Sept-Îles, which is the regional capital of Côte-Nord, is surrounded by dense boreal forest as far as the eye can see, sprinkled with lakes and rivers. Tucked around a bay and protected by an archipelago full of seabirds, the city looks towards the sea from the Promenade du Vieux-Quai, a boardwalk along the water.

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Watch the Spring and Fall Bird Migrations

   |   By Mikaël Jaffré

Due to their geographical location, the maritime regions of Québec see a high concentration of various types of birds. Here are some great places to go bird watching in the maritime regions of Québec during the migratory periods in the spring and fall.

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What Do You Know about Atlantic Puffins?

   |   By Sébastien Cyr

The Atlantic or common puffin, nicknamed “sea parrot” or “clown of the sea,” is a seabird in the auk family that is only found in the northern hemisphere. By travelling to our regions, you will have the opportunity to observe this bird in Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine.

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