Hop on in. — nature has no boss

A little Sand Piper gives me a wink and motions me to join in their morning yoga class on the beach. Although balancing on one leg proved not too difficult I fell flat on my face trying to hop away on one leg like these characters did when a rogue wave came up the beach […]

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Colorful bufflehead — Mike Powell

I was thrilled Saturday when the sunlight illuminated the beautiful colors of this male Bufflehead duck (Bucephala albeola) as he was drying his wing feathers at the pond at Ben Brenman Park in Alexandria, Virginia. In the past I had gotten glimpses of the brilliant purple and green colors on the head of a bufflehead, […]

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Malibu Lagoon Monthly Field Trips: Sunday, 26 January, 8:30 & 10am. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

The depths of Winter and loads of birds. It’s frightening how many there are. I don’t even want to think about it! 60 to 75 species likely. A quiet beach on a cool, quiet day. Dress in layers for cool weather, wind or fog. Some of the great birds we’ve had in January are: American Wigeon, […]

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Someone Called Me Lazy Today, I Almost Replied. — Through Open Lens

F/9.0, 1/125, ISO 100. California Sea Lions Why do seals swim in salt water? Because pepper water makes them sneeze! Interesting Fact: These pinnipeds live along the rocky Pacific Ocean coastlines of western North America. Huge colonies can be seen gathered on seaside rocks, and even on man-made structures, for breeding and for birthing. Males […]

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