Who needs a kite? A squadron of brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) cruises through Moss Landing on a clear and breezy summer day. Photographed with a Pixel XL.
This 2021 red-tailed hawk, born in Marina, has been flying for a week at most and is seen here experimenting with a landing site. Photographed with a Canon 5D IV; 400 Prime with 1.4 extender; f/11, 1/1250, ISO 800.
Sunny yellow bush lupine, and golden poppies, seen in Point Lobos. Photographed with a Sony RX100MV.
It’s June in coastal California and that means fog. Photographed with an iPhone X.
On Friday, June 4, Salinas Mayor Kimbley Craig raised the LGBTQ Pride flag at city hall in honor of June’s designation as Pride Month. Photographed with a Canon 60 D, Sigma 24-70 2.8 lens.
Sailboats begin the Coastal Cup, a 188-mile race from Monterey to Santa Barbara. They shoved off on Memorial Day, navigating around fishing boats.
After a very dry winter and a short break, the Chews Ridge lookout in the Los Padres National Forest, went back in service on May 4. The lookout is staffed by volunteers organized by the Monterey Chapter of the Forest Fire Lookout Association. This composite image made out of 321 photos show…
Rare fire poppies are seen blooming in Toro Park, in the area burned by the River Fire last summer. The seeds of this plant are dormant until smoke causes germination. Only native to a few areas of California, these seeds may possibly have been dormant for 100 years! Photographed with an iPh…