Weekly??? it seems, update …
The problem is not lack of decent pictures but more the lack of any news to report. The only change is perhaps that the adults seem to be leaving the chicks alone more frequently, sometimes flying away and sometimes swimming. Other than that, they are just back and forth between the ski course and the cove with little drama. The chicks are both feeding themselves some of the time, and being fed on others.
The first few pictures are from Monday when we had guests on board from NY, and Ca. The sun didn’t cooperate to give us the best light but the chicks and one adult did their part in providing wonderful photo ops.
After dropped the folks back at the access, I came out to two sub-adults feeding right at the exit. One immediately dove and went away but this one stayed close enough for the next two pictures. From the front, it certainly looks sleeker than our chicks but from the side,