Near the wreck of the USS Milwaukee (north peninsula of Humboldt Bay) , this Harbor Seal Pup was pushed onto the beach by its mother. While the adult female fishes in the Pacific waters outside of the breaking surf, the young pup stays on the sand just beyond the reach of the incoming waves.
American Bald Eagles continue to be on the comeback along the Northern California Coast. Moments after one of its parents flew away from this seasoned tree, this youngster remained firmly on its limb as winds blew directly on shore near the Del Norte Redwoods near Wilson Creek (north of Klamath, CA).
Trinidad may be one of the smallest cities in California however, visitors – don’t be fooled. This is a great place to visit when driving along US Highway 101 during the spring and summer months. Memorial Lighthouse is in the foreground; in the distance we see Trinidad Harbor, fishing boats, Trinidad Head, and a glimpse of the pier. Trinidad has been one of the best locations to sport fish for Ocean King and Silver Salmon for years!
Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City Harbor, Crescent City, California.
Informal Kite Festival sports several types of designs harnessing the wind at South Beach.
Looking through the center.
Beach combers and surfers join in the play time sun fun!
The awesome size of this circular kite is breathtaking. It’s radiant colors spinning near the coastline invites a family to walk out on the sand and take a closer look!
Fun in the sun along California’s Coastline should always include a shot of waves splashing and streams of white water streaming over splash rocks near the breakwater zone.
Late spring storm front begins to pummel the North Coast of California just before the opening days of Salmon Season. The Memorial to Lost Fishermen stands in the rain reminding us of those who labored on the seas catching the north coast bounty including salmon, crab, rock fish and other commercially important seafood.