Spearfishing in Silver Eel Cove

Early morning and peaceful evenings are best times to watch this resident Great Egret wading and eager to spear a fish.

Statuesque and cornered between lush bladderwrack covered rocks, its long, sharp beak just waiting to strike at any unsuspecting school of minnow or bunker.

From the Field, Field Note by Justine Kibbe, July 13, 2019