Please enjoy a few of STEVE N.G. HOWELL'S images, below, from the Shearwater Journeys' August 30, 2013 Bodega Bay pelagic trip.
All images, copyright, Steve Howell. Please do not use without permission.
One of more than 200 ASHY STORM-PETRELS, in the fog, above.
BLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSS, above.
LONG-TAILED JAEGERS, above, putting on a show while the sun was out, above.
BLACK STORM-PETREL, above, breeds south of California.
FORK-TAILED STORM-PETREL, above, breeds north of California.
BULLER'S SHEARWATER, above.
LONG-TAILED JAEGER, above.
SABINE'S GULLS, above and below.
SABINE'S GULLS & LONG-TAILED JAEGERS, below.
WILSON'S STORM-PETREL, below.
BLUE WHALE, the largest animal that has ever lived on Earth, below.