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CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Winged weather watcher in Pugwash?

This Pugwash, N.S., seagull was perched on Rod Benjamin's anemometer - an instrument to measure wind.
This Pugwash, N.S., seagull was perched on Rod Benjamin's anemometer - an instrument to measure wind. - Contributed

It hadn’t been terribly windy in Pugwash, N.S, yet Rod Benjamin suspected something wasn’t quite right with the readings he was getting from his anemometer.  

His hunch was accurate.  

Off he went to the veranda and, sure enough, he found this seagull perched on the wind instrument – creating interference – while posing for a photo.  



Cindy Day is the chief meteorologist for SaltWire Network.

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