Clouds were gathering as we headed through the protected fiord towards open water.
After a three-hour van ride up into the Fiordland foothills, an hour ferry across Lake Manapouri, and a one-hour bus ride over Wilmot pass, our point of departure, Doubtful sound, finally came into
As you can tell from the sat photos on the previous post, Guadalupe's a small island. Just a few folks live here: Seven to 10 members of the Mexican military (Armada de Mexico).
We were also very happy to find a particular bird happily incubating an egg.
We returned from Guadalupe Island, Mexico, two weeks ago. The trip was amazing in many aspects.
It was, by all accounts and opinions, a phenomenal trip. Because the crew never stopped looking for and the fishermen catching fish, we were able to deploy all our tags.
The fantastically eroded Clarion Island, its iron-rich cliffs jutting from the waves, is known for its phenomenal tuna fishing.
Roca Partida pokes out of the ocean like a decayed tooth. This volcanic remnant is only about 100 yards long and 110 feet high, but the fish love it.
On early winter mornings at Ano Nuevo State Reserve in Northern California, researchers remove satellite tags from elephant seals and glue on new tags.
Next stop: Socorro Island. At 10 miles long, it’s the largest in the Revillagigedo chain of islands. Mount Cerro Evermann, its top point, soars to 3,707 feet.