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,
Sunday, February 15, 2015
the rest of the pictures from Jan 14 to Seal, there are purple sandpipers in this one
Bull grey seal,
young Iceland gull
young Iceland gull,
young Iceland gull, Heron neck and Mt Maguntacook behind,
reddish grey seals
after a couple of weeks they shed the white Lugo and get their black panther suit.
Isle au Haut and Mount Desert in the distance.
It must be a good feeling when they learn that they are not just beach potatoes but are super hydrodynamic lump fish slayers.
This bunch of Purple sandpipers were feeding along the North facing shore, they are quite tame.