In the harbor, on a floating dock. The calm conditions at all times is unusual and allows for unusual species to grow.
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Feeding on rotting vertebrate carcass, possibly a long dead sealion.
Living on the floating dock
eating Camphor Laurel fruit
eating Privet fruit
Nesting in a large tree. Cooper's Hawks have been nesting here for years.
First sighting in my yard this year, although I have heard one in the yard for the past 2 days.
Cleaning out a tree hole. Probable nest cavity.
On the nest. I watched this bird building this nest over the past couple days. Now it is sitting on the nest.