How low can you go?
A winter plumage, Common Loon, just outside Los Angeles Harbor. I think all birders initially ID loons by their low profile in the water. This one seemed to be sinking as I was watching him.
The water "inside" the Cabrillo fishing pier was actually a greenish tint, while the water subjected to more wave action was blue. Algae or perhaps some kind of phytoplankton??
Looks way better in light box.
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