Friday, July 12, 2013

Elkhorn Slough to see the Ladies

I like to travel down to Monterey.  Particularly when the Elkhorn Slough Foundation has events; since I'm a member, and I have a good friend who works there.

Recently (o.k., in early May) they had a major donor walk to see the female otters and their pups.  Of course, we weren't in the water with them, we were watching them from the top of a hill, but the view was still quite good.  Or at least, better than any view I've ever had of moms and their pups.

My best shot was through a scope -- so don't judge the quality (unless you have several thousands of dollars to buy me a long lens).

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But even though I couldn't really get any good shots of the otters, I got some nice shots of the beautiful scenery. My photos don't quite do the natural beauty justice.

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I just love red-winged blackbirds...

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Wildlife black dots (that is the technical term in photography for far away animals)!

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And a funny bumper sticker to end your day...

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