Saturday, January 28, 2017

August 18, alcids, Cormorants, Seal Island, Vh.

August 18,          albums: Alcids, Cormorants, Seal Island, VH.

young eagle, herring gull and empty cormorant nests at Little Roberts

 fledgling Great Cormorants with one Double-crested on the shoreline.

 make that two Double-crested
 The neck of a cormorant has impressive range
 These fledglings are reluctant to disperse from their nesting site, some staying around until mid September if undisturbed.
 Minnamurra, off Woden Ball
 Black guillemot with Redrock eel,
 Gannet again roosting on the western head, Seal Island, 

 a couple of pairs of gannets have nested in the Gulf of Maine during the last decade or so about 130 miles east of here in New Brunswick.

 mid August there can be lots of Puffins around Seal Island, by early September they are mostly gone.

 Isabella-Jack,  Johny, Mark, Devon
 the cluster of fledgling cormorants and their attendants near the water where they seek shelter during eagle attacks.

young cormorants Little Roberts Is.

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