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,
Thursday, August 13, 2015
July 22, Pictures, posted Aug 13
July 22 trip to seal island
Adult and razorbill chick
We saw quite a few during those days of late july.
Butternut squash Jelly at Seal Island
Fledgling arctic tern, the birds have been doing well eating lots of Sandlance.
Common tern fledgling
Razorbills are scarce now, at the island, the terns are thinning out but some Puffins will be there until labor day
there were @1,000 pairs of Puffins breeding in the gulf of Maine in 1975, about 7,000 pairs in 2010
Puffins on the water, murre cove Seal island.
there were loads of these jellies down there those days.