Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Mish Mash

This is the biggest, whitest gull I have ever seen. I am not sure what kind it is, any imput would be helpful. I looked up Iceland Gull which is a possibility but it is as big as a Black Back. It looked like a Gull with Albinism. Most likely not and I am lucky to have seen it because it is gone.














Look at the two, one as big as the other. I literally gasped when I saw this one, it was so bright. Just another day on the great Monhegan Island








This is on Underhill. Chaco and I were running to catch the sunset at Lobster Cove area.


Still running, and stopping to snap!

Well, it still is pretty...







All the different shades af blue






My Wolf-Dog


Gull Rock, what a differance from the other day!!


Starlings up on Horns Hill. Recognize this tree Fallers??!!




One of my jobs! Thank you Chris!! You are saving my Butt!!
























































































































































Saturday, March 20, 2010

Day 3 of storm

Just a few pictures of the doggies but more of the storm below.





































































































































































































































Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Stormy Weather

The calm before the storm...
I took a walk the 14th of March and this is how the storm treated Monhegan. It was a typical Nor'easter. This storm lasted 2 days and the surf was high for 3. I will post the day 3 pictures later. Many of the pictures had to be deleted for water drops, sea spray on the lens or the contrast between the sky and surf blend. The camera captures the gist of the raw emotion the ocean is expressing but in no way captures the real emotion that a storm like this brings out in this person taking the pictures. I hope you enjoy these
Brant Geese taking cover in the harbor

The meadow is so full that the little pond area by the Vaughan house has expanded

This is Gull Pond, the waves were crashing over flooding the pond



The following pictures show the action there



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Looking towards Whitehead





This wave overtook Whitehead, I couldn't believe my eyes!


I couldn't resist....




Gull Rock




Whitehead again


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More waterfalls



A wave had just crashed over Gull Rock, again...






This is what it looks like underneath one of those waves! Needless to say, I got soaked!






Boars Head, Here it comes



Where did it go?




Ahhh, there it is, notice the trails of water













Gull Rock







Gull Rock Ledge, you never see this on a calm day. I need to find out how many fathoms (feet) it is, I'll let you know










Any one know what these birds are? They are usually out on the Duck Rocks and I see them when we are lobstering there. When they fly they all fly in unison and you see a lot of white. At least I believe these are the same birds.
















wet but happy doggie

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