Seals are beginning to gather again on the shoreline, they’re reliably on Black Rock (A rock signifying the mid point of the entrance to Carrick Roads) and we also had this little fella on the Manacles Reef. They’ll soon be having their pups!
Several harbour porpoise were swimming around, and hundreds of shearwaters flying by – even two sooty shearwaters absolutely loving the high wind and…
The Long Wattled Umbrella Bird is a species of endangered (vulnerable status) tropical bird.
They are characterised by their long, inflatable wattle hanging from central chest of the male, which is up to 35 cm long and covered in short, scaly feathers.