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Seal Island Tourists

The winter tourists are arriving on Seal Island. You can see the beginning of a family here on the rocky shores of Maine.

This 65 acre island was transferred by the Navy to the Fish and Wildlife Service in 1972 and at one time was used as a bombing range. Today, Seal Island is managed in cooperation with National Audubon Society…┬áIn 2000, Seal Island was recognized as the largest gray seal pupping island in Maine. Harbor and gray seals are common on adjacent ledges and in surrounding waters throughout the year, (FWS).

See the early days of the live cam here, which goes fully live later this month.