Tag Archives: Oceanside pier

Feathery Friday – Portrait of a Western Gull

These gull are EVERYWHERE along the water in California and aren’t really afraid of people. That’s not to say that they won’t fly away from you if you venture too close but unlike some other birds that will take flight … Continue reading

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Start out the new year with a hug

All of the D’s spent New Years Eve and the first week of 2019 in Oceanside, California together.  Together as in there were seven of us in one Airbnb house.  On the first day of the new year, as we … Continue reading

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Waiting for a handout or dropped bait

The number and species of birds that visited the pier each day was amazing.  What was also amazing was how close they would get to or fly over humans… really really close especially if you were fishing from the pier … Continue reading

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I recall some of the locals calling out “Hi, Mikey!” on the day I took the prior pelican photo but when I asked the guy running the fishing pole rental spot the next day, he told me the names of … Continue reading

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