If you're interested in using any of these photographs in any way, please contact me. Send an e-mail to naturalhistoryphotos(at)gmail.com. Thanks!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Blue strand

A significant stranding of By-the-wind Sailors (Velella velella) on Salmon Creek Beach tonight (14 April 2017).  It was blue as far as you could see:

Most of the Velella were ~2-3 cm long, but there were a variety of sizes:

A small flotilla viewed from above:

Northwest winds were blowing at about 20 knots this afternoon, but they're predicted to calm down tonight.

No comments: