Magnificent Frigatebird, La Jolla Cove, CA, 10-18-12

Very rare bird off southern CA, especially in recent times, with birds not being seen every year. Tropical Storm Paul pushed up at least 26 individuals from Baja, Mexico, with at least 24 of them seen off San Diego.

  • Cory Gregory PRO 3y

    Nice...
  • Tommy Pedersen 3y

    Amazing number of birds, well done!
  • RandySD 3y

    I was out surfing the shores and saw them, nice to see someone else was appreciating this rare encounter
  • compostsean 3y

    Wow. Never seen them here in San Diego. Good catch!
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Taken on October 18, 2012
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