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An adult harp seal with its distinctive markings at Indian Wells Beach.

An adult harp seal with its distinctive markings at Indian Wells Beach.


South Fork Outdoors

  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: Apr 19, 2021
  • Columnist: Mike Bottini
Following the movements of schools of herring, both Atlantic menhaden and alewives, from their wintering grounds offshore on the continental shelf to inshore waters, are flocks of Northern gannets. With... more

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