Tuesday, 13 April

Double Crested Cormorant, a large pre-historic-looking bird with excellent diving skills. A skill they use to catch their fish, their main food source.

In the Mediterranean area, and in the east Asian countries, mainly China and Japan, Cormorants have traditionally been used by local fishermen to catch the fish for them.

There was a Solar eclipse visible across the United States on August 21st, 2017. Here on the west coast, it was a total eclipse in parts of Oregon. At our location here in Southwest Washington, the eclipse was 98.4%.