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California brown pelican, portrait in pink-purple predawn light, rests on sandstone seabluff.  The characteristic mating plumage of the California race of brown pelican is shown, with red gular throat pouch and dark brown hindneck colors, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla Pacific harbor seal, on sand at the edge of the sea, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California Red gorgonian on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater.  The red gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by, Lophogorgia chilensis, San Clemente Island This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.
California brown pelican, portrait in pink-purple predawn light, rests on sandstone seabluff. The characteristic mating plumage of the California race of brown pelican is shown, with red gular throat pouch and dark brown hindneck colors.
Image ID: 23646  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Pacific harbor seal, on sand at the edge of the sea.
Image ID: 26315  
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Red gorgonian on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The red gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by.
Image ID: 25393  
Species: Red gorgonian, Lophogorgia chilensis
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Mobius Arch in the Alabama Hills, seen here at night with swirling star trails formed in the sky above due to a long time exposure, Alabama Hills Recreational Area Scripps Pier, predawn abstract study of pier pilings and moving water, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California Water falling from the fluke (tail) of a humpback whale as the whale dives to forage for food in the Santa Barbara Channel, Megaptera novaeangliae, Santa Rosa Island, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.
Mobius Arch in the Alabama Hills, seen here at night with swirling star trails formed in the sky above due to a long time exposure.
Image ID: 27681  
Location: Alabama Hills Recreational Area, California, USA
 
Scripps Pier, predawn abstract study of pier pilings and moving water.
Image ID: 26340  
Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
 
Water falling from the fluke (tail) of a humpback whale as the whale dives to forage for food in the Santa Barbara Channel.
Image ID: 27029  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Santa Rosa Island, California, USA
 
Racetrack sailing stone and star trails.  A sliding rock of the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter, Death Valley National Park, California Sailing stone on the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter, Death Valley National Park, California Brown pelican in flight. The wingspan of the brown pelican is over 7 feet wide. The California race of the brown pelican holds endangered species status. In winter months, breeding adults assume a dramatic plumage, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla
Racetrack sailing stone and star trails. A sliding rock of the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter.
Image ID: 27671  
Location: Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Sailing stone on the Racetrack Playa. The sliding rocks, or sailing stones, move across the mud flats of the Racetrack Playa, leaving trails behind in the mud. The explanation for their movement is not known with certainty, but many believe wind pushes the rocks over wet and perhaps icy mud in winter.
Image ID: 27689  
Location: Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Brown pelican in flight. The wingspan of the brown pelican is over 7 feet wide. The California race of the brown pelican holds endangered species status. In winter months, breeding adults assume a dramatic plumage.
Image ID: 28356  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Torrey Pines Cliffs lit at night by a full moon, low tide reflections, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California Torrey Pines Cliffs and Pacific Ocean, Razor Point view to La Jolla, San Diego, California, Torrey Pines State Reserve Milky Way over Tioga Lake, Yosemite National Park
Torrey Pines Cliffs lit at night by a full moon, low tide reflections.
Image ID: 28461  
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California, USA
 
Torrey Pines Cliffs and Pacific Ocean, Razor Point view to La Jolla, San Diego, California.
Image ID: 28487  
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California, USA
 
Milky Way over Tioga Lake, Yosemite National Park.
Image ID: 28521  
Location: Tioga Lake, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Blue Moon, Full Moon at Sunset over San Diego City Skyline, approaching jet with headlights appearing in front of the moon A large, powerful wave breaks with offshore winds at the Wedge in Newport Beach, The Wedge Blue whale, swimming through the open ocean, Balaenoptera musculus, La Jolla, California
Blue Moon, Full Moon at Sunset over San Diego City Skyline, approaching jet with headlights appearing in front of the moon.
Image ID: 28753  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A large, powerful wave breaks with offshore winds at the Wedge in Newport Beach.
Image ID: 18706  
Location: The Wedge, Newport Beach, California, USA
 
Blue whale, swimming through the open ocean.
Image ID: 21248  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Blue whale. The sleek hydrodynamic shape of the enormous blue whale allows it to swim swiftly through the ocean, at times over one hundred miles in a single day, Balaenoptera musculus, La Jolla, California Fin whale underwater.  The fin whale is the second longest and sixth most massive animal ever, reaching lengths of 88 feet, Balaenoptera physalus, La Jolla, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all. Joshua Tree National Park, California
Blue whale. The sleek hydrodynamic shape of the enormous blue whale allows it to swim swiftly through the ocean, at times over one hundred miles in a single day.
Image ID: 21250  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Fin whale underwater. The fin whale is the second longest and sixth most massive animal ever, reaching lengths of 88 feet.
Image ID: 27116  
Species: Fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Image ID: 28426  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Venus sets over Manley Beacon and the Panamint Mountains, viewed from Zabriskie Point, landscape lit by a full moon, evening, stars, Death Valley National Park, California Mesquite Dunes sunrise, dawn, clouds and morning sky, sand dunes, Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California Half Dome reflected in the Merced River, Yosemite National Park, California
Venus sets over Manley Beacon and the Panamint Mountains, viewed from Zabriskie Point, landscape lit by a full moon, evening, stars.
Image ID: 28677  
Location: Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Mesquite Dunes sunrise, dawn, clouds and morning sky, sand dunes.
Image ID: 28680  
Location: Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
 
Half Dome reflected in the Merced River.
Image ID: 28692  
Location: Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
El Capitan and clouds lit by full moon, stars, evening, Yosemite National Park, California Yosemite Valley and stars lit by full moon, evening, Yosemite National Park, California Acorn Barnacle extends to feed in ocean current, amid colony of Corynactis anemones, Corynactis californica, Megabalanus californicus, San Diego, California
El Capitan and clouds lit by full moon, stars, evening.
Image ID: 28695  
Location: El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Yosemite Valley and stars lit by full moon, evening.
Image ID: 28697  
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Acorn Barnacle extends to feed in ocean current, amid colony of Corynactis anemones.
Image ID: 33455  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Acorn Barnacle, Corynactis californica, Megabalanus californicus
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Tree at sunset, panorama, with storm clouds passing over the White Mountains.  The eastern Sierra Nevada is just visible in the distance, Pinus longaeva, Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Tree at sunset, panorama, with storm clouds passing over the White Mountains. The eastern Sierra Nevada is just visible in the distance.
Image ID: 28781  
Species: Ancient Bristlecone Pine, Pinus longaeva
Location: Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest, California, USA
Pano dimensions: 4549 x 10085
 
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Tree at night, stars and the Milky Way galaxy visible in the evening sky, near Patriarch Grove, Pinus longaeva, Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest Full Moon over San Diego City Skyline, viewed from Point Loma Brown pelican flying over waves and the surf, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Tree at night, stars and the Milky Way galaxy visible in the evening sky, near Patriarch Grove.
Image ID: 28782  
Species: Ancient Bristlecone Pine, Pinus longaeva
Location: Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, White Mountains, Inyo National Forest, California, USA
Pano dimensions: 5237 x 8556
 
Full Moon over San Diego City Skyline, viewed from Point Loma.
Image ID: 29118  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Brown pelican flying over waves and the surf.
Image ID: 30193  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Brown pelican in flight.  The wingspan of the brown pelican is over 7 feet wide. The California race of the brown pelican holds endangered species status.  In winter months, breeding adults assume a dramatic plumage, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla Joshua Trees in early morning light, Yucca brevifolia, Joshua Tree National Park
Brown pelican in flight. The wingspan of the brown pelican is over 7 feet wide. The California race of the brown pelican holds endangered species status. In winter months, breeding adults assume a dramatic plumage.
Image ID: 15371  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Joshua Trees in early morning light.
Image ID: 22112  
Species: Joshua tree, Yucca brevifolia
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 

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Balaenoptera musculus
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Corynactis californica
Encelia farinosa
Fouquieria splendens
Hypsypops rubicundus
Lophogorgia chilensis
Macrocystis pyrifera
Megabalanus californicus
Megaptera novaeangliae
Opuntia sp.
Orcinus orca
Pelecanus occidentalis
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Phoca vitulina richardsi
Phyllospadix sp.
Pinus longaeva
Populus tremuloides
Prionace glauca
Stereolepis gigas
Yucca brevifolia
Zalophus californianus

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