Tuesday July 28, 2015 Jenner CA.
I met Steve on the water today and we started paddling down to the river’s mouth area at Jenner. I stopped here by the lower end of Penny Island. The wind was down and the sun was out and it was real blue out.
River mouth area
It was going to high tide so ocean water was coming into the river through the mouth.
Fish tracking biologists
The biologists were getting closer, so I left the cormorants and went over to say hi. Bill and Brie were on the boat tracking fish. I followed along and talked with them a bit, but they were heading down the river and we were going up so I left them after a bit and caught up with Steve.
The fish tracker biologist is just finishing up his fish tracking and is just about ready to start writing his report on his two year fish study so I likely won’t see them much anymore.
Young turkey vulture
Steve and I paddled over to the muskrat nest area, which is also the turkey vulture nest area. I saw this vulture up on the rock by the nest and checked it out. It looked like the young turkey vulture chick that was born here this summer. It’s not living at the nest now, but seems to stop in once in awhile.
Steve and I sat around the muskrat nest area for quite a long time watching and resting like most of the other critters down here.
Eventually we started on back down the river paddling along at a slow pace stopping along the way.
We continued on down the river and went on in for the day.
Good intentions, but
I went on home and had intentions of working on the van fan shroud, but I had a headache and just couldn’t get going on that, so I napped instead.
Nice day at the river.