Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Bay of Fundy Whales at Quoddy featured in TJ

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It's been a banner year for whale watching
Published Tuesday September 8th, 2009

Tourism Tour customers almost guaranteed to see whales this year; expert says they've moved inshore

ST. ANDREWS - It feels a bit like old times on the Bay of Fundy, says retired marine biologist Art MacKay of St. Andrews.

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Whale watching tour operators report the best year they can remember with spectacular whale sightings every trip out. 
Whale watching tour operators in the Passamaquoddy Bay area are reporting the best year for sightings they can remember with customers almost guaranteed to see humpback, minke and finback whales - even Atlantic right whales, of which only about 400 survive today.
"It's been spectacular," said Rydell Flynn of Captain Riddle's Whale Watching and Deep Sea Fishing on Campobello Island. "The best year we've seen for whale watching."

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