Feb 01, 2019

Starfish at low tide

On our walk the other morning I spotted this starfish.  It caught my eye because of its unusual position.

We stopped to watch it.  It was moving ever so slowly.

I said to Colin that I thought that it was turning itself over.

It was low tide and I suspect that a wave had turned it over.

But look at how flexible it is yet it was moving so very very slowly.

Success at last.

Stretched out and resting.

Then along came a wave, higher then the others and off it went.  In retrospect I should have done a video of the event.  Never even thought of it as we were so engrossed in watching the starfish.

Yesterday’s sunset.



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12 Responses to “Starfish at low tide”

  1. SandyM says:

    What a privilege to see the Starfish and all the acrobats it went through to turn over. It looks very large.
    Nice sunset.

  2. Maxx Trails says:

    Such a wonderful experience, starfish are very entertaining 🙂

  3. George Yates says:

    What a treat to watch something so amazing.

  4. Deb says:

    Wow, that’s quite a feat and all in slow motion. What a wonderful thing to witness.

    • contessa says:

      It truly was amazing to watch. Nine years of walking this beach and this was a first for us. I guess just a question of being in the right pace at the right time.

  5. Very cool starfish, I happen to love them too, we often try and put the beached ones back in the ocean, never saw one do it by themselves though

  6. Phyllis says:

    Wonderful and interesting post. Thank you!

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