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Friendly White Pelicans

I ran into a somewhat friendly group of white pelicans last weekend on Tomales bay. I see whites almost exclusively in flocks, only rarely singularly. Unlike browns, they usually keep their distance from humans. One thing I have learned about … Continue reading

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Herring run in Richardson Bay

Last weekend Richardson Bay was treated to a herring run. Herring are small ocean fish that feed on plankton and aggregate in large schools.  In  the Pacific ocean, where these fish live, sea lions, sea birds and whales including humpbacks … Continue reading

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Brown pelican- the original smart bomb

If you can remember back to the Gulf War, TV news showed us footage from nose cameras on the first generation smart bombs as they homed in and hit their targets. It is interesting to note we no longer are … Continue reading

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