Photographs taken on BOATRIDES FROM VINALHAVEN MAINE ABOARD SKUA, A 36' Jarvis Newman hull, driven by John Drury.
Specializing in birding trips to Seal Island NWR off Mid coast Maine, a 3 1/2 hour tour, last Great Cormorant Colony in the US.
largest puffin colony in Maine, Razorbills, Murre, Arctic terns, Black guillemots,
Maybe a whale, More information at https://www.maineseabirdtours.com,
Saturday, July 26, 2014
July 22 ofshore trip
July 22, Offshore trip,
all day voyage SW of Seal Island out where the seabirds are
the fog burned off after an hour beyond Seal Island
Red phalerope, there were lots of them out there
Wilson's Petrel, red Phalerope
Leache's and Wilson's petrel
long wings of Leaches
Cory's and greater shearwater
Greater shearwater ,
Flora and Greater shearwater
we got some good looks
more phalerope pico grueso
they're polyandrus, like the spotted sandpipers.
quite red still
We saw this whale, and another, both finback whales
Flora and Sunfish
Greater Shearwater, we saw hundreds, about 6 cory's, a manx and two sooty.