1 Dec. 2002, Sunday, "AL" the Laysan Albatross was sleeping on the water 100 yards north of the pier at noon today. One visiting birder was arriving to look at the Albatross as I left. There were numerous surfers hanging about wondering who was going to be the first to see a Great White! Maybe "AL" is their good luck charm!
The Sandhill Crane (greater) was still out on the Garcia Flats. It usually hangs out near the fence between the cultivated field and the pasture field... although it usually stays on the cultivated side somewhat near the concrete water trough. The geese were not in the flats today.
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