Site Description: Near shore of Dewolfe park Comment : Differences from Grey Seal: harbour seal has more rounded head and more prominent forehead (dog like), grey seal has no forehead and narrower head
Site Description: Rocky islands at Harbour Rocks along Harbour Rocks Trail. Comment : Large one in photo about 2 meters long. Harbor seals are brown, tan, or gray and spotted with distinctive V-shaped nostrils.
Site Description: Coastline of Cape Breton, north of Pleasant Bay. Comment : Spotted from a distance while on Wesley's Whale Watching Cruise. Also called common seal, has more rounded head than grey seal and I think brown/tan color more common.
Site Description: Cheticamp beach. Was seen laying there for a couple hours. Comment : Was about 5ft long. when we approached within 20ft the seal headed for the water and a few seconds later was 50m out to sea.