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Birding/Photo Project 2013 #3

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San Diego Workshop images!

I'll do a full post on the San Diego Workshop, but here are a few of the images taken during the workshop that are new species this year.  The  first  five were taken in La Jolla, and the last two were taken on Coronado.

Brown Pelican preening. The uropygial or preen gland that contains the oil/waxy substance to waterproof and care for feathers is visible.
Brown Pelican preening. The uropygial or preen gland that contains the oil/waxy substance to waterproof and care for feathers is visible.
La Jolla California
La Jolla California
In January only a few birds will have the breeding plumage double crest. Most of the Double-crested Cormorants were still in basic or winter plumage.
In January only a few birds will have the breeding plumage double crest. Most of the Double-crested Cormorants were still in basic or winter plumage.
Ruddy Turnstone in basic or winter plumage foraging for lunch on the rocky La Jolla coast.
Ruddy Turnstone in basic or winter plumage foraging for lunch on the rocky La Jolla coast.

Ruddy Turnstone in basic or winter plumage foraging for lunch on the rocky La Jolla coast.

A Royal Tern waiting to fish the incoming tide.
A Royal Tern waiting to fish the incoming tide.
Winter or basic plumage Horned Grebe hanging out in the marina at Coronado.
Winter or basic plumage Horned Grebe hanging out in the marina at Coronado.
Lesser Scaup just after diving for food in the marina on Coronado.
Lesser Scaup just after diving for food in the marina on Coronado.