kayaking was close to perfect today. saw thousands of fish, mostly common sunfish but probably 20 or more species in total. also spotted the head of a sea tortoise, and on the way back saw a weird-looking buoy that turned out to be a smallish (20 to 25 feet probably) whale shark, only about 300 meters off Costa Baja, almost on a line perpendicular to the big condo building. people pay good money to get taken out to see those critters, and we got a free fly-by. amazing.
also, just after seeing the whale shark, I could have sworn I saw some small flying fish that weren't just gliding, they were flapping their pectoral fins like hummingbirds flap their wings! I'd never seen that before.
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