Photo: Beautiful black oystercatcher keeps an eye on the chicks

659 of 1649

What a beauty! This image of a fetching Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) was taken by photographer Sam McMillan on the Morro Bay Harbor Jetty. Sam writes:

We took a walk on the Morro Bay Harbor Jetty all the way to the entrance of the harbor in the attempt to see Humpback whales but no luck! On the way back we ran into BOC protecting an area where they most likely have chicks hidden in the rocks.

Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on flickr and add your pictures to the group.

659 of 1649

More Slideshows