BONAIRE - August 12-19, 2006
All pictures 2012 by Ken Kurtis
For those interested . . . 
Underwater: Nikon D70 in "manual" in an Ikelite housing with dual SB-105 strobes, mostly at 1/4 power, 200-800 ISO,
20mm, 18-70mm, 28-105mm, and 105mm macro lenses

Surface: Nikon D200 in "program", 100-800 ISO.
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THE RESORT
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Buddy Dive Resort One of the 3-bedroom apartments Yellow stones mark each shore site One of our trusty vehicles
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THE ANIMALS
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Bonaire is known for it's tube sponges A yellow variety Brittle Stars come out at night Grasby hidden in an orange sponge
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Colorful Queen Angel Curious French Angel Note the "eyelashes" Head-on Rock Beauty
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Bonaire's known for seahorses Head-on (note mouth) Yet another red one Bleached coral
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Squidron Individual Squid at night Juvies by a mooring line/float
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Interestingly-colored coral Lettuce Sea Slug Hawksbill Turtle Glasseye Snapper
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Smooth Trunkfish juvy (pea-sized) Intermediate Head-on adult Spanish Hogfish
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Christmas tree Worms abound Note the detail Eagle Ray passing by Stoplight Parrotfish at night
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Banded Coral Shrimp Pederson's Cleaner Shrimp Another view Spotted Cleaner Shrimp
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Sharptail Eel "family" Mom The kids This one got a time-out
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Scrawled Filefish Tiger Group getting cleaned Spotted Drum Juvy Drum
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Flamingo Tongue Arrow Crab Pink Azure Vase Sponge Brown Chromis
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Masked/Glass Goby Sharknose Goby Yellownose Goby Secretary Blenny
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Redlip Blenny Fairy Basslet Batwing Coral Crab Hairy Clinging Crab
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Green Moray Eel Spotted Moray Eel Another getting cleaned Goldentail Moray Eel
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BONAIRE BY LAND
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Flamingo Seekers Flamingoes and windmills There were hundreds of Flamingoes Flamingoes on the wing
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Cargill Salt Works Pass the salt, please Bonaire's resident Donkeys Come back again soon!!!
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