Morro Coast Bird Festival – part 2

February 20, 2019 at 5:00 am (Bird photography, Birds - California, California, California Central Coast, Nature, Nature photography, Photography, Wildlife) (, , )

Brown pelican resting on a light

The Morro Coast Bird Festival held in January 2019 at Morro Bay, California had a huge selection of field trips, workshops, and classes to choose from. I chose two trips in a boat, a walking trip along Morro Bay, and some car caravan trips.

Brown pelican looking for fish

The brown pelicans are coming into their breeding colors, but I had never seen one fly with his huge head dangling down like this one.

Morro Bay in the fog

This post will feature some of the larger water birds I saw on my various trips.

Great blue heron
Great blue heron trying to look thin
Great egret
Pelagic cormorant
Double-crested cormorant
Double-crested cormorants
Brandt’s cormorant
Kayakers on Morro Bay
Black-crowned night heron
Great blue heron

Stay tuned for Part 3.

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