The day started out with a wonderful view of a waterfall in Red Bluff Bay, afterwhich the Sea Bird headed into Frederick Sound where several humpback whales were lunging head first out of the water in unison while bubble net feeding. After lunch the ship moved towards the northeast side of Baranof Island, where we all went ashore at Saook Bay for a hike along the intertidal zone with a few peeks into the lush temperate rain forrest in search of berries and banana slugs. We could see that bears were using the same path we were, becaause of the presence of bear prints in the mud, bear fur on the trees, and bear scat near the trail. The photo is of hikers heading back towards the Zodiac landing point in Saook Bay..
- Daily Expedition Reports
- 12 Jul 1999
From the Sea Bird in Alaska, 7/12/1999, National Geographic Sea Bird
- Aboard the National Geographic Sea Bird
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