At 0756 Marilyn checked in with the report of an animal doing 6-7 minute dives at Spitting Cave. She thought it was probably Rocky . Analyses of her photos, at 1300 confirmed the Rocky (RH58) ID, but her right shoulder pit scar, and her left side N11 bleach.
At 0810 I found Kea (RN46) foraging along the west side ledge at Eternity Beach. Unfortuantely tourist discovered him and in taking photos, managed to run him off at 0917. Despite lots of looking we did not see him again today.
On my return to Makai Pier at 1015 I found what would prove to be RM38 & Aukai (RL12) together in the Morning Glory, 40 ft right of 1BS.
At 1042 an U/U hauled out to the far left end of the beach, and galumphedup to join Kainoa in the Morning Glory. I was never able to get an ID, but my dollar is on Buster ????????
At 1157 Gayle called with the report of Kaiwi (RK96) at China Walls.
At 0808 Team Billand reported Benny (RE74) at 1707, White Plains. Dana also forwarded shots from Andrew Kern. Thank you Andrew. The Billands would report his departure at 1148.
At 0921 the Billands called at advise that posse member Eileen had had reported U’ilani ( RN36) & an U/U at the Reef Runway.
Dana called at 1112, followed closely by the Billands call, reporting the arrival of RIP (RR70) to join Benny at WP.
1231 Dana called to advise of an animal at Secrets. The Billands would confirm the Kolohe (RW22) ID at 1240. Thank you to Nanette Cook for your Kolohe shot.
At 1258 the Billand found Haupu (RB24) at Paradise Cove.
At 1529 Team Billand found Pohaku (RO28) at Maili Point.