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, 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.