Photos / Sounds

What

Risso's Dolphin Grampus griseus

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 12:17 PM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16476250358 57d0915100 s

What

Black-vented Shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 11:11 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16476407590 7a6a8cf532 s

What

Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:49 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16013783564 ae2879b8d8 s

What

Coastal Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 09:07 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16428786197 8691426551 s

What

Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 10:05 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16634651811 c1a41078cb s

What

California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 10:05 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:51 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Monterey County, California, US

This one was using a discarded beer bottle as a cracking tool.

Photos / Sounds

16428531127 de81b183a9 s

What

Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:34 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16609881276 26df86554e s

What

California Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis ssp. californicus

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:34 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16448264448 4b896838fd s

What

Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:34 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16013675624 1e8789c6ba s

What

Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:40 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16609880776 5196030039 s

What

Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:18 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16609880646 a156c366d6 s

What

Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:19 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16448263808 b9c3d6c292 s

What

White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:19 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16448431390 59248ecfdd s

What

Common Loon Gavia immer

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:20 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16625306775 a1aa681209 s

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:30 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Being eaten by a Sea Otter.

Photos / Sounds

16005551113 7b82972688 s

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 12:44 PM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

16418019027 69ae2ef022 s

What

Mew Gull Larus canus

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:21 AM PST

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2015 08:30 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Monterey County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Homely Aeolid Eubranchus rustyus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 12:22 PM PST

Description

Group of four, all

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lion's Mane Nudibranch Melibe leonina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 02:17 PM PST

Description

Mating/egg-laying fiesta involving at least 5 individuals. Apologies for the iPhone reflection, left them in the attached kelp to avoid disturbing their business.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 02:24 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted Dorid Triopha maculata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 12:38 PM PST

Description

Juvenile.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 02:24 PM PST

Description

About 2" long.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 02:46 PM PST

Description

Bright green with brown head and long "whiskers." Looked similar to the invasive pink one.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 02:48 PM PST

Description

AKA White-spotted Rose Anemone, ID as per Lamb & Hanby p. 83.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tunicates Class Ascidiacea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 11:54 AM PST

Description

On dock. Group was about 2" across.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow Sand Verbena Abronia latifolia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 10:15 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 09:18 AM PST

Description

Watching surfer entering the water; about 2' depth.

Photos / Sounds

What

Californian Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 22, 2015 12:56 PM PST

Description

Portrait of an emaciated sea lion pup, one of hundreds in the area right now. Contacted Marine Mammal Center, who came to get this poor guy.