Thursday, June 18, 2009

Sonoma Coast Sky Shots

A flock of brown pelicans fly over the dunes on their way to bath in the Russian River.
An osprey over Bodega Bay.


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27 comments:

Barb said...

Your birds in flight are wonderful. I especially like the follow-the-leader Pelicans.

Ginnymo said...

Great shots Martha!!

Rob Ripma said...

Great shots! I like the Osprey a lot!

Photo Cache said...

great shots indeed.

Guy D said...

Great captures once again Martha, you blog is always a delight.

Have a great weekend.
Guy
Regina In Pictures

James said...

Great shots. I've never seen so many pelicans at once.

Dewdrop said...

Terrific shots! How fun with them all following the leader like that. Terrific ospry shot.

Bim said...

Great photos - I love the line of Pelicans.

Carol said...

Nice flight shots...the long line of pelicans are a great capture...and I like the contrast between the osprey and the bright blue sky..

lv2scpbk said...

Love the bird in flight against the blue sky.

Linnea W said...

Nice colors...so Californian! I love pelicans. I didn't realize that they like to hang out in the Russian River...they must like the fresh water!

Ebie said...

Those pelicans almost flying in unison, vey lovely. Have a great weekend!

Martha said...

Wonderful shots! In fact all your photos this week are great! I'm finally on summer break and hope to be able to keep up a little better :-)

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Beautiful sky shots. I especially love that first shot with the birds flying in a line.

Paul said...

great Shots!

SandyCarlson said...

What a gorgeous bird.

Island Rambles Blog said...

Lovely two beauty shots...like the birds in the top one and the second is a good flying shot...wonderful sky watch post..have a great weekend. cheers.

Pacey said...

Great SWF post, love the second shot.

Mike said...

The bird in flight is wonderful!

storyteller said...

Wonderful photos of these amazing birds in flight ... definitely worth embiggening for a closer view!
Hugs and blessings,

wncmountainliving said...

Nice shots - makes me miss the birds of coastal FL where we lived before the mountains. Nice blog - come visit mine!

Small City Scenes said...

Nice shots. I love the flight of Browns. I see them out at the ocean too. MB

Regina said...

Amazing captures.

Unseen Rajasthan said...

Fantastic captures!!Loved the post..Unseen Rajasthan

Monica said...

I absolutely love the birds in flight. Simply beautiful!

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

I love to see the birds flying like that. It sometimes occurs over our garden but I never have the camera with me then. A

CTG Ponies said...

Very pretty!