Baja California, San José del Cabo

Jan 30, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Bird

Slightly overcast skies and a gentle breeze found us rounding the tip of the Baja California Peninsula. We were entering whale waters so our anticipation was at a high level until numerous blows of humpback whales appeared in the distance. After a morning at sea, we spent the afternoon birding and exploring the town of San José del Cabo.

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Pete Pederson

Pete Pederson


Pete Pederson has always been attracted to the out-of-doors and is fascinated by the diversity of life and how natural systems function. He studied zoology and completed his Master of Science degree in wildlife management at Humboldt State University in northern California. As a graduate student, through a U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant, he researched the feeding ecology of northern pintails and mallards, a project that combined his interests in ornithology and invertebrate zoology. Although drawn to many aspects of nature, Pete especially enjoys helping others understand more about marine mammals, birds, and geology. He is guided by a passion for these subjects and by the joy he gets from sharing them with people.

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