Monterey, CA
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Monterey, CA

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nkwali

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These are from mid-October in Monterey, CA

Long-billed Curlew
Long-billed Curlew by Nkwali, on Flickr

Whimbrel
Whimbrel by Nkwali, on Flickr

Marbled Godwit
Marbled Godwit by Nkwali, on Flickr

Willet
Willet by Nkwali, on Flickr

Western Gull and Pelagic Crab (Pelagic Crabs are usually found south of San Diego, but in warmer years or when there is an el Nino, they can come north into California)
Western Gull with Pelagic Crab by Nkwali, on Flickr

Snowy Egret
Snowy Egret by Nkwali, on Flickr

Surfbird
Surfbird by Nkwali, on Flickr

Heermann's Gull
Heermann's Gull by Nkwali, on Flickr
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Wow, what a collection. Except for the Whimbrel the rest would be life birds for me.
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Terrific shots and amazing variety.
Californian beaches must be paradise.
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Paul O'Toole

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Beautiful images.
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Thanks all - the beaches in Monterey were quiet in April (wrt to birds) and busier in October. Not sure if that was due to migration or just my luck those times.
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