Water Woo Hoo - Back Bay - Long Island




Finally, a really nice day, and water. It has been so hit or miss for kayaking this winter, it has either been to nasty to be on the water, or the wind has blown all the water out of Back Bay, to the point if I could launch the kayak I wasn't going to get to far, see the Feb 20th entry. So I loaded up the kayak, and ended up at the Little Island kayak launch for a trip around Long Island, the weather was Sunny, temps in the low 60's with about 10MPH of wind out of the East. My only plan today was to make it around the island, see if I still remembered how to paddle, and check to see if the Osprey's had returned to the nest at the south end of the Island. Well I made it around the island, I have not lost my kayak skills, and the Osprey have not returned. I will go back to check on the nest in a couple of weeks...

Date Launch Site Distance Photos
03/11/2006 Little Island Kayak Canoe Launch 7.60 25
LIttle Island Kayak Launch Virginia Beach Virginia (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
The view from the Kayak launch at Little Island Park, with an average water level


LIttle Island kayak park Kayak launch (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
LIttle Island kayak park Kayak launch


Back Bay view (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Looking out to Back Bay leaving the Little Island Kayak Launch


LIttle Island Kayak Launch Virginia Beach Virginia (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Little Island Kayak Canoe Launch


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LIttle Island kayak park Kayak launch (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Looking East to the Little Island Kayak/Canoe launch facility. I tookk the same picture 2 weeks ago standing on dry land, the winds out of the North had lowered the level of Back Bay by close to 18 inches.


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Osprey Nest Back Bay Virginia (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Osprey nest near Gall Bush Point in Back Bay. I am hoping the pair that were occupying this nest last spring return. They were there for a while last spring, building and tending to the nest.


Osprey Nest Back Bay Virginia (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Osprey nest near Gall Bush Point in Back Bay.


Osprey Nest Back Bay Virginia (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Close up of Osprey nest near Gall Bush Point in Back Bay.


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Turtle Sunning on Long Island (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Turtle Sunning on Long Island in Back Bay, Virginia


Super Turtle (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
A turtle sunning doing the "Super Turtle" near the south end of Long Island, in Back Bay Virginia




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