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Brown pelicans rest and preen on seacliffs above the ocean.   In winter months, breeding adults assume a dramatic plumage with brown neck, yellow and white head and bright red-orange gular throat pouch, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California
Brown pelicans rest and preen on seacliffs above the ocean. In winter months, breeding adults assume a dramatic plumage with brown neck, yellow and white head and bright red-orange gular throat pouch.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18260  
Brown pelican preening, showing bright red gular pouch and dark brown hindneck plumage of breeding adults.  After wiping its long beak on the uropygial gland near the base of its tail, the pelican spreads the preen oil on feathers about its body, helping to keep them water resistant, an important protection for a bird that spends much of its life diving in the ocean for prey, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla, California
Brown pelican preening, showing bright red gular pouch and dark brown hindneck plumage of breeding adults. After wiping its long beak on the uropygial gland near the base of its tail, the pelican spreads the preen oil on feathers about its body, helping to keep them water resistant, an important protection for a bird that spends much of its life diving in the ocean for prey.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18380  
Western gulls, courtship behaviour, Larus occidentalis, La Jolla, California
Western gulls, courtship behaviour.
Species: Western gull, Larus occidentalis
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18396  
Western gulls, courtship behaviour, Larus occidentalis, La Jolla, California
Western gulls, courtship behaviour.
Species: Western gull, Larus occidentalis
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18398  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19168  
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19175  
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19182  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19207  
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19208  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide, Ursus arctos, Silver Salmon Creek, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Silver Salmon Creek, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19222  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19224  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19226  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19229  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19230  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19231  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19241  
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19246  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19254  
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19255  
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19256  
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19257  
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
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.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 19946  
Male elephant seals (bulls) rear up on their foreflippers and fight in the surf for access for mating females that are in estrous.  Such fighting among elephant seals can take place on the beach or in the water.  They bite and tear at each other on the neck and shoulders, drawing blood and creating scars on the tough hides, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Male elephant seals (bulls) rear up on their foreflippers and fight in the surf for access for mating females that are in estrous. Such fighting among elephant seals can take place on the beach or in the water. They bite and tear at each other on the neck and shoulders, drawing blood and creating scars on the tough hides.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 20370  
Male elephant seals (bulls) rear up on their foreflippers and fight for territory and harems of females.  Bull elephant seals will haul out and fight from December through March, nearly fasting the entire time as they maintain their territory and harem.  They bite and tear at each other on the neck and shoulders, drawing blood and creating scars on the tough hides, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Male elephant seals (bulls) rear up on their foreflippers and fight for territory and harems of females. Bull elephant seals will haul out and fight from December through March, nearly fasting the entire time as they maintain their territory and harem. They bite and tear at each other on the neck and shoulders, drawing blood and creating scars on the tough hides.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 20371  
Blue whale, exhaling in a huge blow as it swims at the surface between deep dives.  The blue whale's blow is a combination of water spray from around its blowhole and condensation from its warm breath, Balaenoptera musculus, La Jolla, California
Blue whale, exhaling in a huge blow as it swims at the surface between deep dives. The blue whale's blow is a combination of water spray from around its blowhole and condensation from its warm breath.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 21260  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19165  
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams on mud flats at extreme low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19221  
Blue whale, exhaling in a huge blow as it swims at the surface between deep dives.  The blue whale's blow is a combination of water spray from around its blowhole and condensation from its warm breath, Balaenoptera musculus, La Jolla, California
Blue whale, exhaling in a huge blow as it swims at the surface between deep dives. The blue whale's blow is a combination of water spray from around its blowhole and condensation from its warm breath.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 21257  
Blue whale, exhaling as it surfaces from a dive, aerial photo.  The blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived on Earth, exceeding 100' in length and 200 tons in weight, Balaenoptera musculus, Redondo Beach, California
Blue whale, exhaling as it surfaces from a dive, aerial photo. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived on Earth, exceeding 100' in length and 200 tons in weight.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: Redondo Beach, California
Image ID: 25955  
Blue whale, exhaling as it surfaces from a dive, aerial photo.  The blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived on Earth, exceeding 100' in length and 200 tons in weight, Balaenoptera musculus, Redondo Beach, California
Blue whale, exhaling as it surfaces from a dive, aerial photo. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived on Earth, exceeding 100' in length and 200 tons in weight.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: Redondo Beach, California
Image ID: 25957  
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