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North Pacific humpback whale, escort in competitive group makes fast close pass, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table A brown pelican preening, reaching with its beak to the uropygial gland (preen gland) near the base of its tail. Preen oil from the uropygial gland is spread by the pelican's beak and back of its head to all other feathers on the pelican, helping to keep them water resistant and dry, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table Bald eagle in flight, snow covered beach and Kachemak Bay in background, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Homer, Alaska Add To Light Table
North Pacific humpback whale, escort in competitive group makes fast close pass.
Image ID: 06057  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
A brown pelican preening, reaching with its beak to the uropygial gland (preen gland) near the base of its tail. Preen oil from the uropygial gland is spread by the pelican's beak and back of its head to all other feathers on the pelican, helping to keep them water resistant and dry.
Image ID: 30289  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Bald eagle in flight, snow covered beach and Kachemak Bay in background.
Image ID: 22592  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska, USA
 
Hiker views Vogelsang Lake, and Vogelsang Peak (11516') at sunrise in Yosemite's High Sierra, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Bridalveil Falls at sunset, with clouds and blue sky in the background.  Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite drops 620 feet (188 m) from a hanging valley to the floor of Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Brown pelican head throw.  During a bill throw, the pelican arches its neck back, lifting its large bill upward and stretching its throat pouch, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table
Hiker views Vogelsang Lake, and Vogelsang Peak (11516') at sunrise in Yosemite's High Sierra.
Image ID: 23201  
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Bridalveil Falls at sunset, with clouds and blue sky in the background. Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite drops 620 feet (188 m) from a hanging valley to the floor of Yosemite Valley.
Image ID: 12646  
Location: Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Brown pelican head throw. During a bill throw, the pelican arches its neck back, lifting its large bill upward and stretching its throat pouch.
Image ID: 20257  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
A humpback whale raises it fluke out of the water, the coast of Del Mar and La Jolla is visible in the distance, Megaptera novaeangliae Add To Light Table Galapagos sea lion playing with puffer fish, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki, Cousins Add To Light Table Mangrove snapper schooling in the clear waters of Crystal River, with trees in the background, Lutjanus griseus, Three Sisters Springs Add To Light Table
A humpback whale raises it fluke out of the water, the coast of Del Mar and La Jolla is visible in the distance.
Image ID: 27142  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Del Mar, California, USA
 
Galapagos sea lion playing with puffer fish.
Image ID: 02252  
Species: Galapagos sea lion, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki
Location: Cousins, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Mangrove snapper schooling in the clear waters of Crystal River, with trees in the background.
Image ID: 02688  
Species: Mangrove snapper, Lutjanus griseus
Location: Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida, USA
 
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible, Megaptera novaeangliae, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A hiker admiring the striated walls and dramatic light within Antelope Canyon, a deep narrow slot canyon formed by water and wind erosion, Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale, peduncle throw, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible.
Image ID: 27955  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A hiker admiring the striated walls and dramatic light within Antelope Canyon, a deep narrow slot canyon formed by water and wind erosion.
Image ID: 18009  
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, peduncle throw.
Image ID: 02153  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Bald eagle in flight, Kachemak Bay in background, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Homer, Alaska Add To Light Table Bald eagle in flight, sidelit, cloudy sky and Kenai Mountains in the background, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska Add To Light Table Bald eagle in flight, snow falling, trees and Kenai Mountains in background, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska Add To Light Table
Bald eagle in flight, Kachemak Bay in background.
Image ID: 22594  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska, USA
 
Bald eagle in flight, sidelit, cloudy sky and Kenai Mountains in the background.
Image ID: 22596  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska, USA
 
Bald eagle in flight, snow falling, trees and Kenai Mountains in background.
Image ID: 22598  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA
 
Mobius Arch at sunrise, framing snow dusted Lone Pine Peak and the Sierra Nevada Range in the background. Also known as Galen's Arch, Mobius Arch is found in the Alabama Hills Recreational Area near Lone Pine Add To Light Table Rattlesnake Canyon, a beautiful slot canyon that is part of the larger Antelope Canyon system. Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands Add To Light Table Brown pelican head throw.  During a bill throw, the pelican arches its neck back, lifting its large bill upward and stretching its throat pouch, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table
Mobius Arch at sunrise, framing snow dusted Lone Pine Peak and the Sierra Nevada Range in the background. Also known as Galen's Arch, Mobius Arch is found in the Alabama Hills Recreational Area near Lone Pine.
Image ID: 27627  
Location: Alabama Hills Recreational Area, California, USA
 
Rattlesnake Canyon, a beautiful slot canyon that is part of the larger Antelope Canyon system. Page, Arizona.
Image ID: 36039  
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona, USA
 
Brown pelican head throw. During a bill throw, the pelican arches its neck back, lifting its large bill upward and stretching its throat pouch.
Image ID: 20258  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible, Megaptera novaeangliae, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Common Dolphin Breaching the Ocean Surface, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Common Dolphin Breaching the Ocean Surface, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible.
Image ID: 27958  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Common Dolphin Breaching the Ocean Surface.
Image ID: 34234  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Common Dolphin Breaching the Ocean Surface.
Image ID: 34235  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Common Dolphin Breaching the Ocean Surface, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Bridalveil Falls at sunset, with clouds and blue sky in the background. Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite drops 620 feet (188 m) from a hanging valley to the floor of Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Canyon X, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona.  Slot canyons are formed when water and wind erode a cut through a (usually sandstone) mesa, producing a very narrow passage that may be as slim as a few feet and a hundred feet or more in height Add To Light Table
Common Dolphin Breaching the Ocean Surface.
Image ID: 34236  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Bridalveil Falls at sunset, with clouds and blue sky in the background. Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite drops 620 feet (188 m) from a hanging valley to the floor of Yosemite Valley.
Image ID: 34540  
Location: Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Canyon X, a spectacular slot canyon near Page, Arizona. Slot canyons are formed when water and wind erode a cut through a (usually sandstone) mesa, producing a very narrow passage that may be as slim as a few feet and a hundred feet or more in height.
Image ID: 36009  
Location: Page, Arizona, USA
 
Owl Canyon, a beautiful slot canyon that is part of the larger Antelope Canyon system. Page, Arizona, Navajo Tribal Lands Add To Light Table Sea lion scratches its back on underwater stones, Zalophus californianus, Sea of Cortez Add To Light Table Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater.  Only male humpbacks have been observed singing.  All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Owl Canyon, a beautiful slot canyon that is part of the larger Antelope Canyon system. Page, Arizona.
Image ID: 36030  
Location: Navajo Tribal Lands, Page, Arizona, USA
 
Sea lion scratches its back on underwater stones.
Image ID: 31243  
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico
 
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater. Only male humpbacks have been observed singing. All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next.
Image ID: 02794  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale competitive group, underwater, swimming quickly and one trailing a stream of bubbles, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Large competitive group of humpback whales seen underwater, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater.  The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a mother and calf.  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the mother, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Humpback whale competitive group, underwater, swimming quickly and one trailing a stream of bubbles.
Image ID: 02854  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Large competitive group of humpback whales seen underwater.
Image ID: 04462  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a mother and calf. The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the mother.
Image ID: 05928  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 


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