We were out on the beach at 6:30 this morning collecting baby shearwaters who were totally waterlogged, exhausted, being pursued by huge Pacific Gulls for breakfast and could no longer fly. This was part of a research study on why some shearwater chicks wash up on the beach. We collected, weighed, measured and then released them.

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After raining the majority of the day, a little later in the afternoon, Something utterly magical about tonight’s sunset. Was watching the rain come down debating whether to run down to the beach when, all of sudden, the rain clouds passed revealing this …

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Shearwater Research and Sunset on Cape Woolamai
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