Boca de Soledad in Magdalena Bay

Feb 04, 2020 - National Geographic Sea Bird

As we transited to the north end of Magdalena Bay, Stanford professor Gail Mulhood gave a fascinating presentation titled “Whales: Evolution Shaped by Plate Tectonics and Ice Ages.” In the afternoon we went whale watching in small boats at Boca de Soledad, or “mouth of solitude.” Our day finished with a delicious Mexican Fiesta dinner and music from local musicians.

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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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