A large flock of Forster's terns hover
above the water looking for small fish.
They occasionally lunge at each other
to defend their favorite fishing spots.
Mountain View, California
Elephant seal mothers and their
weaning pups group together to
conserve heat while sunbathing
on the beach.
Ano Nuevo State Reserve
Great Egret in Tall Grasses
A great egret hunts in the grasses.
The egret's green lores are a
sign of the breeding season.
Don Edwards SF Bay
National Wildlife Refuge