Tag Archives: sea kayaking

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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There’s always the harbor

As I write this, it’s amazing outside: calm, clear, warm — 74° F (23° C) — and February.  I don’t often get onto Monterey Bay in February because of rainy, windy weather and large swells. Yet I was going this … Continue reading

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Heaven on the bay

Beneath rough-hewn wharf ~ over sandy shallows ~ wee bell jellies hunt This week kayaking has been great — high pressure has brought clear blue skies, light winds, gently rolling swells and warm daytime temperatures (although the clear nights make for … Continue reading

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