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Elkhorn Slough birds

This continues my post on Elkhorn Slough during an incredible “We Paddle, You Photo” tour with Kayak Connection. This is a sampling of the bird photos I took on this trip. Since these shots were taken on the morning of Halloween, the last photo celebrates … Continue reading

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Elkhorn Slough mammals

Our local sloughs (pronounced slews) are precious coastal wetlands (once extensive along the California coast, now about only 10% remain). The largest is Elkhorn Slough (officially the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve). With partners, the Elkhorn Slough Foundation and other local individuals, groups … Continue reading

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Northern & Central California kayak visit

I recently received an email from a researcher, who studies climate impacts on birds in Sweden, asking for trip recommendations for an upcoming 10-day visit to California. As a biologist and kayaker, he said he was looking for “places where I could go for a … Continue reading

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Sea lions vs. cormorants update

See my post on the fence blocking the view of the cormorants at Breakwater blues. The cormorants are gaining ground. Today while kayaking I spotted lots of courting birds, some mating and one early nester on the Monterey breakwater. And as … Continue reading

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