An Atlantic Puffin locks its eyes on me as it makes a (very) high speed pass on the Island of Skokholm. It was great to be back on the island and certainly this year I was much more prepared by the speed of these fantastic seabirds.
Made another trip to Bolivar Flats on Saturday. The wind was supposed to be fairly calm on Sat. and got confirmation of that when heading into the Texas City area and could see the steam coming off the of refineries going straight up. 185 more words
A very quick post of some moon shots. It was supposed to be red but it didn’t look very red to me. I tweaked the temperature slightly to help it but broadly speaking it was a bit of a disappointment. 23 more words
Here is another shot of one of the Bald Eagles taken at Seabeck during the beginning of summer. Most of the birds that congregates there are adults, but there usually seems to be one or two juveniles among the pack. 144 more words
Found two Common Nighthawks lying in the gravel at the Texas City Dike. They were hard to spot and were well camouflaged at a distance. This one was snoozing but luckily opened his eyes long enough to get a catch light in his eye from the sun. 25 more words