and Whale Tales 2006
by The New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance)
June 11, 2006
What happens when the sand lances are near the surface?
Well, you get charismatic megafauna...
like Humpbacks, chowing
Sooty Shearwaters so full of fish that they could hardly take
Greater Shearwaters coming in to feast;
and Wilson's Storm-petrels looking for scraps.
Where there are concentrations
of other seabirds, there are jaegers -
Like this Parasitic
or this one. If you are lucky at this time of year you might run
a subadult Long-tailed Jaeger
like this one or
Thanks to Krill and the
Captain John Boats for a great day!
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