1138 Brown Pelican

My Brothers & Sisters – Repent

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Capitola, California
October 28, 2013

This particular Fall, there were an abundance of feeder fish in Monterrey Bay. The Humpback Whales were everywhere – even very close to shore. Along with anchovies comes tons of birds – in particular pelicans, terns, gulls and pelagic birds.

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1136 Double-crested Cormorant

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Steamer Lane
Santa Cruz, California
March 11, 2014

This cormorant was having a great time surfing along with the Steamer Lane human surfers. The surf was quite rough, but this bird was not in the least daunted.