An afternoon around Malibu

19 12 2012

We had a pretty brutal work schedule while I was down in Cali for 10 days. I managed to break free on the last afternoon to get out and see what Malibu Creek State Park had to offer and to head down to the beaches at Malibu. The photos are kinda crappy, since the weather was dark and cloudy. It even started to rain as it finally got too dark to shoot. My luck. It was beautiful the day before, and then beautiful the next day too… Not when I was out though.

1) White Tailed Kite
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White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

2) Same bird – hovering
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IMG_1469 by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

3) Red-shouldered Hawk
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Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) was unknown by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

4) Cooper’s Hawk
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Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

5) Dolphins at the beach in Malibu
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Dolphin at the beach in Malibu by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

6) The Pier at Malibu beach
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The Pier at Malibu Beach by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

7) A panorama of the hills at Malibu Creek State Park
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The scenery of Malibu Creek State Park by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

More pictures can be found at my flickr set:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonspeed/sets/72157632280299297/with/8286176227/

*Telephoto shots were taken with the 100-400L and "normal" shots were with the newest addition to the family – 24-105L

I hope you enjoy!

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11 02 2013
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11 02 2013
dragonspeed

Hum… Sure, I think. Which suggestions?

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