Goldfish brought my sister to the Museum of the Aleutians today then we went beachcombing at Little South America. The herring are running by the island so it wasn't a complete surprise when we saw this whale just 100 yards off the beach. What WAS surprising though is what happened about 90 seconds after this photo was taken - the whale breached completely out of the water and landed with a huge splash, still close to the beach. Bummer we didn't get THAT shot - we were too busy talking to be ready so we just stood there with our mouths open . . . . I do have the mental snap shot and I'll cherish it as a day well spend on the beach with my sister.
We also saw puffins and other birds, and then finished the day off photographing eagles and a fox - in the same frame. Quite a day and the weather even cooperated! We're keeping a close eye on nearby Okmok Volcano which has shown increased activity today . . . . cheers and good night . . . .
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