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Tiny shells

A beach walk on one of the south side beaches and a beautiful discovery………….thousands of tiny shells deposited in a large pile on the sand by the ocean.    Happy shelling in the Turks and Caicos Islands!   Marta   http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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“My beach”

An afternoon trip to “my beach” just down the road from Harbour Club Villas and there I found a beautiful shell just laying there on the smooth sand. The sun was getting low and the water was shimmering and dancing … Continue reading

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Rocky Shoreline

Yesterday’s boat trip to South West Harbour Bluff at low tide gave me an opportunity to explore the rocky shore line close to the pirates cave and Osprey Rock. I took photos of these tiny shells clinging onto the rocks … Continue reading

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King Helmet Shell

Piles of conch shells lie in the waters by Da Conch Shack in Blue Hills. In amongst them there were a few King Helmet Shells which seem to be much rarer than the Queen Conchs. I’m noticing more and more of … Continue reading

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Conch Shell

Blue Hills is another of my favourite areas where there’s always something great to photograph. These guys were on the beach by Da Conch Shack selling conch shells that they had cleaned. Marta   http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Hawksbill Turtle

The Hawksbill turtle is easy to identify as it has a very distinctive sharp curving beak much like a hawk. The boney plates of the shell are streaked with amber, yellow and brown. To the Taino Indians in the Turks … Continue reading

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Conch wall

Heading home from the beach along the Lower Bight Road just past King’s Town, we saw this spectacular wall. It was local island stonework topped off with conch shells. Have a look when your next in the Bight area. This … Continue reading

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Snorkeling

Malcolm Roads beach is a spectacular stretch of sand with some pretty good snorkeling. Tina found all kinds of tiny shells and bits of coral right close to the shoreline.  

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Conch

The Queen conch live on sandy bottoms and feed on numerous species of algae and seagrasses. Did you know that Providenciales , the Turks and Caicos Islands has the only viable commercial conch farm in the world? The queen conch … Continue reading

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