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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 Add To Light Table Scripps Pier solstice, sunset aligned perfectly with the pier, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Clearing storm clouds over Broken Hill, overlooking La Jolla and the Pacific Ocean, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
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: 15122  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Scripps Pier solstice, sunset aligned perfectly with the pier.
Image ID: 28475  
Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
 
Clearing storm clouds over Broken Hill, overlooking La Jolla and the Pacific Ocean, Torrey Pines State Reserve.
Image ID: 29416  
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California, USA
 
Torrey Pines seacliffs, rising up to 300 feet above the ocean, stretch from Del Mar to La Jolla.  On the mesa atop the bluffs are found Torrey pine trees, one of the rare species of pines in the world, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California Add To Light Table SIO Pier.  The Scripps Institution of Oceanography research pier is 1090 feet long and was built of reinforced concrete in 1988, replacing the original wooden pier built in 1915. The Scripps Pier is home to a variety of sensing equipment above and below water that collects various oceanographic data. The Scripps research diving facility is located at the foot of the pier. Fresh seawater is pumped from the pier to the many tanks and facilities of SIO, including the Birch Aquarium. The Scripps Pier is named in honor of Ellen Browning Scripps, the most significant donor and benefactor of the Institution, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table 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 Add To Light Table
Torrey Pines seacliffs, rising up to 300 feet above the ocean, stretch from Del Mar to La Jolla. On the mesa atop the bluffs are found Torrey pine trees, one of the rare species of pines in the world.
Image ID: 22285  
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California, USA
 
SIO Pier. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography research pier is 1090 feet long and was built of reinforced concrete in 1988, replacing the original wooden pier built in 1915. The Scripps Pier is home to a variety of sensing equipment above and below water that collects various oceanographic data. The Scripps research diving facility is located at the foot of the pier. Fresh seawater is pumped from the pier to the many tanks and facilities of SIO, including the Birch Aquarium. The Scripps Pier is named in honor of Ellen Browning Scripps, the most significant donor and benefactor of the Institution.
Image ID: 22286  
Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
 
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, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table Scripps Pier, predawn abstract study of pier pilings and moving water, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table Torrey Pines Cliffs lit at night by a full moon, low tide reflections, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
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
 
Scripps Pier, predawn abstract study of pier pilings and moving water.
Image ID: 26340  
Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
 
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, Torrey Pines State Reserve Add To Light Table Sunset falls upon Torrey Pines State Reserve, viewed from the Torrey Pines glider port.  La Jolla, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Scripps Pier are seen in the distance This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Hospital Point, La Jolla, dawn, sunrise light and approaching storm clouds Add To Light Table
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
 
Sunset falls upon Torrey Pines State Reserve, viewed from the Torrey Pines glider port. La Jolla, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Scripps Pier are seen in the distance.
Image ID: 26436  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Hospital Point, La Jolla, dawn, sunrise light and approaching storm clouds.
Image ID: 28851  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
La Jolla Sunset Add To Light Table A fiery sunrise explodes over the La Jolla coastline Add To Light Table Scripps Pier solstice, surfer's view from among the waves, sunset aligned perfectly with the pier. Research pier at Scripps Institution of Oceanography SIO, sunset, La Jolla, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
La Jolla Sunset.
Image ID: 29100  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
A fiery sunrise explodes over the La Jolla coastline.
Image ID: 28871  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Scripps Pier solstice, surfer's view from among the waves, sunset aligned perfectly with the pier. Research pier at Scripps Institution of Oceanography SIO, sunset.
Image ID: 30150  
Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
 
Western gull, early morning pink sky, Larus occidentalis, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table Sunrise Clouds and Surf, Hospital Point, La Jolla Add To Light Table California brown pelican, showing characteristic winter plumage including red/olive throat, brown hindneck, yellow and white head colors, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
Western gull, early morning pink sky.
Image ID: 18394  
Species: Western gull, Larus occidentalis
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Sunrise Clouds and Surf, Hospital Point, La Jolla.
Image ID: 28830  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
California brown pelican, showing characteristic winter plumage including red/olive throat, brown hindneck, yellow and white head colors.
Image ID: 26462  
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 Add To Light Table The Kelp Forest offshore of La Jolla, California. A kelp forest. Giant kelp grows rapidly, up to 2' per day, from the rocky reef on the ocean bottom to which it is anchored, toward the ocean surface where it spreads to form a thick canopy. Myriad species of fishes, mammals and invertebrates form a rich community in the kelp forest. Lush forests of kelp are found throughout California's Southern Channel Islands, Macrocystis pyrifera Add To Light Table Scripps Pier, sunrise, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
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: 15125  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
The Kelp Forest offshore of La Jolla, California. A kelp forest. Giant kelp grows rapidly, up to 2' per day, from the rocky reef on the ocean bottom to which it is anchored, toward the ocean surface where it spreads to form a thick canopy. Myriad species of fishes, mammals and invertebrates form a rich community in the kelp forest. Lush forests of kelp are found throughout California's Southern Channel Islands.
Image ID: 30986  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
 
Scripps Pier, sunrise.
Image ID: 26456  
Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
 
Aerial Panoramic Photo of Point La Jolla and La Jolla Cove, Boomer Beach, Scripps Park. Panoramic aerial photograph of La Jolla Cove and Scripps Parks (center), with La Jolla’s Mount Soledad rising above, La Jolla Shores and La Jolla Caves to the left and the La Jolla Coast with Children’s Pool (Casa Cove) to the right. The undersea reefs of Boomer Beach are seen through the clear, calm ocean waters. This extremely high resolution panorama will print 50″ high by 130″ long with no interpolation Add To Light Table
Aerial Panoramic Photo of Point La Jolla and La Jolla Cove, Boomer Beach, Scripps Park. Panoramic aerial photograph of La Jolla Cove and Scripps Parks (center), with La Jolla’s Mount Soledad rising above, La Jolla Shores and La Jolla Caves to the left and the La Jolla Coast with Children’s Pool (Casa Cove) to the right. The undersea reefs of Boomer Beach are seen through the clear, calm ocean waters. This extremely high resolution panorama will print 50″ high by 130″ long with no interpolation.
Image ID: 30773  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
Pano dimensions: 7744 x 20541
 
Paraglider soaring at Torrey Pines Gliderport, sunset, flying over the Pacific Ocean, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table La Jolla Cove and pre-dawn light Add To Light Table The Children's Pool, also known as Casa Cove, in pre-dawn light, La Jolla This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
Paraglider soaring at Torrey Pines Gliderport, sunset, flying over the Pacific Ocean.
Image ID: 24286  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
La Jolla Cove and pre-dawn light.
Image ID: 28847  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
The Children's Pool, also known as Casa Cove, in pre-dawn light, La Jolla.
Image ID: 28359  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
California brown pelican, pre-sunrise, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla Add To Light Table Torrey Pines Cliffs and Pacific Ocean, Razor Point view to La Jolla, San Diego, California, Torrey Pines State Reserve Add To Light Table Sunrise Clouds and Surf, Hospital Point, La Jolla Add To Light Table
California brown pelican, pre-sunrise.
Image ID: 26283  
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Torrey Pines Cliffs and Pacific Ocean, Razor Point view to La Jolla, San Diego, California.
Image ID: 28485  
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California, USA
 
Sunrise Clouds and Surf, Hospital Point, La Jolla.
Image ID: 28829  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Western gull, Larus occidentalis, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table Pacific harbor seal on wet sandy beach, Phoca vitulina richardsi, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table
Western gull.
Image ID: 26466  
Species: Western gull, Larus occidentalis
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Pacific harbor seal on wet sandy beach.
Image ID: 20214  
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 


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Larus occidentalis
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Phoca vitulina richardsi
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