We arrive at the tip of the Texas City dike and are greeted by a Brown Gull in flight
The Brown Gull comes in for a landing
Two Dolphins passing by
Stolt Tanker. Notice the two Dolphins in its bow wake
Closeup of Dolphin leaping in the bow wake of the Stolt Tanker
Two Dolphins in the bow wake of the tanker, as a crewman looks on
An Osprey passes overhead.
Push Boat and Barge. The Barge is lined with Laughing Gulls.
A Royal Tern comes in to land ...
... among more Royal Terns and Laughing Gulls.
A crown of Laughing Gulls circles this shrimp boat.
Least Terns -- mother and juvenile?
Another look at our two Least Terns.
View of Texas City Harbor
A wider view of Texas City Harbor
We move on to Galveston Harbor. We ride the Dolphin Watch boat.
We set out in our Dolphin Watch boat and look back a the 3-masted sailing-ship Elisa.
We pass the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum.
Now we meet Dolphins close up. Two are diving; the middle one is surfacing.
This Dolphin pauses to look at the sky above.
Three Dophins surface, then dive, in this series.
A Dolphin swims by, leisurely ...
... there's more energy in this Dolphin's movements.
How the One-Percent ride the water ...
High-speed photo of the bow wake of a fast-moving yacht
Large Galveston grain elevator
Home of the Texas City/Galveston Pilots Association
A fast moving Dolphin about to dive
Three Dolphins pass us. The far one is venting.
A ship's pilot's boat speeds by us.