Bonaventure Island


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Bonaventure Island,

2 1-2 mi (4 km) long and 3-4 mi (1.2 km) wide, off E Que., Canada, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, c.3 mi (5 km) N of Perce Rock. It has the largest bird sanctuary on the N Atlantic coast.
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There is also access to Forillon National Park and Bonaventure Island and Perce Rock National Park.
Here on Bonaventure Island, some gannets are already sitting on nests.
Why do so many gannets crowd together on Bonaventure Island? For one thing, like most islands, Bonaventure doesn't have many animals that try to eat nesting birds or their young.