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 25th trip, Rockland-Seal Island, posted aug 13
July 25 Rockland to seal Island,
A family of Geese, white islands
no good picture but we got a fairly good look at this felonius skua, aka parasitic jaegar
Northern or red-necked Phalerope, this was the day they struck, they have been around the bay since in good numbers.
Minnimurra, and Seal Island.
a minister amongst the razorbills, I have seen a Black-back beating a guillemot, but I guess the Razorbills have no fear of them.
he came out of his cavern just as we were passing.
We got some good looks at this bird
We saw this Red phalerope north of three fathom ledge.
Red phalerope left and Red-necked phalerope on the right.
Red and red-necked phalerope
Red and two red necks
Red phalerope and three red-necks.
Evening sun on Medric rock, with shags.
the other side of Medric Rock.
July and August we see a lot of nice evening skies.