Magdalena Bay

Jan 30, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Lion

This morning we watched gray whales from our inflatable boats.  One mother gently nudged some boats; it seemed that our rubber boats were her bathtub toys!  We saw some tiny calves (days old), and others that were larger and more active (weeks old) in the nursery area of the lagoon.

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Berit Solstad


Berit grew up on the rocky shores of Marblehead, Massachusetts. In the tidal cove behind her family’s home she found horseshoe crabs, eels, and feeding frenzies of fishes and birds. Low tides exposed clam flats, crabs, mussels, and snails. She explored this marine environment through changing tides and seasons, nurturing a love of natural history and marine biology.

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