One of a pair of humpbacks that came up to the boat to check us out.
A pair of Whimbrels flew into Whalers Cove and landed on the rock near Whalers Cabin. They stayed there for about 5 minutes and then moved on.
A Snowy Egret fishing from the top of the kelp in Whalers Cove, Point Lobos.
a non-native turtle in Camel River Lagoon
Also known as Yadon's Piperia or Yadon's rein orchid, is an endangered orchid endemic to a narrow range of coastal habitat in northern Monterey County, California.
CA "slender" salamander. Found under a log.
Indian Warrior, growing on the west side of Stevenson Drive
China cove closed today for the pups.
Dive master Keith M aka Mr Lobos filmed this white shark in Point Lobos- Bluefish Cove
Insect was about half an inch long.
One bird standing on rocks at water's edge.
Three separate times, butterflies flew past our boat; all were heading north, and the naturalist on board thought it likely they were taking the shortest route to Santa Cruz. The appearances were far too brief for me to photograph them.
Large pod just as we crossed into the canyon.