All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Pigeon Guillemot</strong>
<em>Cepphus columba</em>
Santa Cruz, CA
July 6, 2008

It seems like I did a lot of photography from cliff tops while I was in California! These birds nest in holes in the cliff sides. They would fly down to the oc...
Pigeon Guillemot
Cepphus columba
Santa Cruz, CA
July 6, 2008

It seems like I did a lot of photography from cliff tops while I was in California! These birds nest in holes in the cliff sides. They would fly down to the ocean to catch fish, then quickly fly back to their hungry, waiting chicks. They are very fast fliers and are hard to photograph! We got a kick out of their bright red feet!

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