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Wildlife observation in parc national du Bic

3382, route 132 Ouest, Rimouski (district Le Bic), Québec G0L 1B0


Wildlife observation activities: in season, a naturalist park ranger awaits you on the ground with information, telescopes and binoculars to allow you to observe fascinating species up close.

D’ April to early May, the park is located on the passage of many migratory birds of prey and they are easily observed to the west of the park, from the Raoûl Roy belvedere.

From the end of May to the beginning July, the park is host to hundreds of seabirds which feed and shelter there, notably the common eider.

From the beginning of July to the beginning of October, gray seals and common lounging in the coves of the park. Observation locations vary depending on the tides.

Nature observation and interpretation: the park is known for seal observation and is home to a population of approximately 200 harbor seals. Very playful, these annual residents of the estuary like to rest on the rocks present in the coves and bays of the park. You can easily observe them from the coastline. A naturalist guide is on site with binoculars and telescopes to help you discover them.

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