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Old 08-11-2010, 15:24   #31
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We saw the same amount as your pic the last time we were in Poulsbo, really cool, and it looked like you could walk on the water there were so many. We had dropped kayaks and were paddling to town from anchor when we first saw them, and later they surrounded our boat. They don't sting and my 2 and 4 year olds (esp the 2 year old boy) thought it was the coolest thing ever to pet them!!!

(I thought it was really cool too, but I didn't know they didn't sting until I got up the guts to do some "sample petting" before my kids tried! )

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Old 08-11-2010, 16:09   #32
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Not that unusual, but cool and scary to see. This is right off our dock. In the one picture, that is our boat in the foreground.
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The "Sea Eagle" looks a lot like our Osprey. They have been making a wonderful comeback in the Chesapeake Bay (along with Bald Eagles.)

They routinely make nests on navigation markers and are unperturbed by the passing parade of boats.

Yep.
Both the Green-Breasted and Red-Breasted variety.
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Bioluminescent Ocean Light Show

Here’s an interesting one that popped up today on my Yahoo homepage,

Bioluminescent Ocean Light Show: http://au.sports.yahoo.com/banzai/surf/feature/-/8291716/bioluminescent_ocean_light_show
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Both the Green-Breasted and Red-Breasted variety.
Wow - how similar!
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