Since a long time I had the wish to do some wetland bird photography in a coastal area. I was dreaming about really good light and birds in abundance. Last weekend this dream became true. I spent a full day between sunrise and sunset at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve near Huntington Beach in California.
Of course, the morning light and the warm sun light just before sunset is the best, but the relative low sun at this time of the year allowed for some good pictures at any time of the day. Let's start with an image of a Cormorant, who seemed to enjoy the morning sun the same way I did. More to come….