Turkey Vulture eating a dead squirrel.
Caught this picture in between dives for breakfast
A snowy egret looking for breakfast just off the walking trail.
Several newborn Harbor Seal pups on the beach. Springtime is adorable!
One of a pair of humpbacks that came up to the boat to check us out.
This is the light/white version of the fulmar.
This phalarope was one of several that was spotted on a whale watching cruise off Monterey.
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.
With this series of observations, I have now added observations every day for one year: April 1st 2013-April 1st 2014.
Put that in the log of dubious achievements.
Indian Warrior, growing on the west side of Stevenson Drive
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.