Nature Photos from a Pelagic Boat Trip, out of Port San Luis,
Avila, CA, Jan 16, 2005... up to 11 miles out to sea

Photos by Mike Baird -- Shot with a Canon EOS 20D with 100-400mm IS lens

Brown Pelicans

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Gray Whales

Risso's Dolphins (composite)

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This Pelagic Boat trip was led by Marlin Harms (shown below)
and Rich Hansen (not shown) as an event sponsored by the
Annual Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival 2005 home home
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