Early Fall in San Elijo

It is Fall in San Elijo Lagoon, and the Egrets are still hunting

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Colors are changing and the Marsh looks beautiful

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Lizards bask in the sun

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Lorquin’s Admiral butterflies are still to be seen lazily making their way over the vegetation and Western-Pygmy Blue butterflies are everywhere but hard to spot.

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Shore birds are back: Sandpipers, Dowichers, Willets, Whimbrels and many more

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One willet catches a crab

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Pied Grebes dive by the edge of the Lagoon

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An Osprey flies overhead

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8 Responses to Early Fall in San Elijo

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  2. Such a beautiful array of flora and fauna!.

  3. Fantastic shots! Almost felt like a beautiful wildlife story!

  4. I was there this past week, too. Such a lovely place to reconnect with land, water and wildlife. Thanks for the photos!

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