Sunday, July 16, 2023

June 30th-July 15th

Common Tern balancing on mast of Skua, as a wake goes by
July 6th fish hawk nest in the thoroughfare
July 6 loon,  Winter harbor

July 12 Razorbill and chick


murre and Puffin
Puffin with Sandlance
Great Cormorant

Great Cormorant on the Three fathom Ledge buoy

White top of pectoral fins visible in the water

Wilson's petrel with worn white wing feathers

White winged Wilson's Petrel
Eagle ready to grab
Eagle with pogie
good fishing
and now there are shearwaters
Razorbill, chick and petrel,
Greater, Cory's and Manx shearwaters.
Sooty, Cory's and greater shearwater
petrels, greater shearwater Matinicus rock
White winged scoter by yellow ledge,  July 15th
dark checked second year Puffin,  
Roseate Tern with a banded Arctic tern , Seal Island July 15th

Arctic,  Arctic and roseate Tern
3 arctic and Roseate tern 
Male eiders
Manx Shearwater
the lovely wee Manx,  there were quite a few of them among the loads of Greater shearwaters the last few days

Cory's,  Sooty and Greater shearwater
Sooty, Cory's and greater shearwater
Greater shearwater
a loose raft of mixed shearwater east of Seal Island July 15th
July 15th,  eagle chick

photos from June 20-23, 2023

A few pictures from recent trips To Seal Island

June 20 Kittewakes, there was an immature too.
June 20th,  Brimstone,  Male Harlequins
Eiders and Harlequin June 20th

Wilsons petrel,  there have been lot's of these.

bioluminescent Ctenophores
there it has turned on its green flash
Great Cormorants Seal Island
Double crested cormorant and red Rock eel,  rock gunnel, 
herring gull with redfish.

Harlequins little brimstone,  June 21

Matinicus Rock June 22,  Kitewakes
Murres and Razorbills Matinicus Rock, 

Murre razorbill Puffin,  Seal Island

Second year Great cormorant
Kittiwake still at seal Island, June 23
Arctic tern 
Grey seals and the cormorant colony 
Razorbill, puffins

humpback in the bay
white pectoral fins I guess is characteristic of Atlantic humpbacks
barnacles on the tip of the Fluke
2 harlequin on little brimstone June 23d
hummer on Green's,  June 25