A sea otter naps with paws over its
eyes to block the late-afternoon light
Moss Landing State Beach, California
Avocet and Chick(s)
The mother American avocet
watches over her young chicks.
One is out-and-about while its two
sibilings are hiding underneath their mom.
(The extra sets of legs underneath the
mother belong to the hiding sibilings.)
Palo Alto Baylands Preserve, California
Pelican: Morning Fishing
An American white pelican searches
for breakfast in the morning light.
Mountain View, California