Recently there were a number of sightings of a seal in the Cooks River as far down as Ewan Park. I tried many times, but I was never able to set eyes on him. Once I thought I did & the rush of excitement was wonderful. Only a minor letdown when focusing I realized it was a red retriever dog having a swim. He was blissful, swimming back & forth in the river at Kendrick Park. So despite the best wishing on my part, no seal was sighted. I remain very disappointed about this.
During this time I received an email with a fantastic photo of a seal frolicking in Pittwater in the northern suburbs of Sydney. No, it’s not a tree, or anything to do with trees, but seeing a seal in Pittwater is pretty special & it will have to do because the Cooks River seal seems to have moved on.
Many thanks to Liz for sharing her photo with me & allowing me to post it here.