Posts made in December 31st, 2011

Wildlife ‘Soup’

Posted by on Dec 31, 2011 in Birds, The Run Up, Wildlife Moment Of The Week | 0 comments

Sooty shearwaters again this morning. Their rafts stretch for miles into a misty horizon. Hardly a breath of wind ripples the olive water. Lista Light skewers the hordes. The sound of pattering webbed feet as they scramble to take flight from their moving air field. Saltwater beads cascade in their wake. Their slim wings almost shear through the surface of the sea as they slice  into the air. The air’s ripe with water. Sounds carry thick in its soup. Magellanic penguins bray themselves hoarse as we skim passed another floating wooded island, another island plump with penguin amour, as...

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