Baja California #26 - California Sea Lions

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bobhoge, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. The California Sea Lions are found along the coasts of many of the small islands in the Sea of Cortes.

    Most of these are shot from a moving zodiac:
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    The haul out onto the rocks and can climb up fairly high:
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    They lie in the sun to dry off and warm up:
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    The large males noisily defend a harem of females:
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    Or just hang around looking tough:
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    At Los Islotes we had a chance to snorkle with them (the Olympus 770SW in action underwater without a housing):
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    Bob & Nan
     
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