Moss Landing/Elkhorn Slough birdlife

Moss Landing and Elkhorn Slough are situated smack in the middle of Monterey Bay, California, which hosts a submarine canyon similar in size to the Grand Canyon.  It is rich in marine life and attracts whales, dolphins and birds.  These images were taken on the beach, in the harbour and in Elkhorn Slough and include surf scoter, Costa’s hummingbird, marbled godwits, long-billed curlew, northern mockingbird, killdeer, great blue heron, snowy egret, American avocet, Forster’s tern, western grebe, eared grebe, red-breasted grebe, common loon, pied-billed grebe, Brandt’s cormorant and double-crested cormorant.

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