These Snow Geese are just a few from the many large flocks that winter together at Salton Sea, CA. These were feeding in the open fields.
These Snow Geese had been flying above the fields near Salton Sea, and were just coming in for a landing, to meet up with the rest of the flock.
This Black Oystercatcher was photographed in Morro Bay, California. You can see the damage done to its bill from working oyster shells to get its favorite food.