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Lounging!
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Lounging!
Lounging!
This California Sea Lion decided to use this dingy as his private lounge. This photo was taken on the Monterey Bay Pier Sat July 21 2012.
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Michelle Alton
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    It's a GEM, Songbird.

7/26/2012 6:40:11 PM

 
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Thank you for looking....

7/26/2012 7:39:29 PM

 
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What a great shot!

7/29/2012 8:28:34 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Terrific find, Songbird! And a beautiful capture...

8/14/2012 10:04:00 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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This image had POTD written all over it from the getgo! Congratulations, Songbird. I'm proud to be the first commenter on this one!

8/16/2012 3:30:35 AM

 
Birthe Kirk Gawinski
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wonderful photo!

8/16/2012 3:36:07 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Songbird!

8/16/2012 3:47:38 AM

 
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What a delightful POTD! Congratulations!

8/16/2012 4:10:07 AM

 
Ivan Chacon
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Congrats on your PTOD! Great shot.

8/16/2012 4:12:21 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Sweet and beautiful capture, Songbird.
Congratulations on your well earned POTD!

8/16/2012 4:15:57 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Awesome...great POTD!

8/16/2012 5:09:26 AM

 
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Congratulations on your beautiful POTD:)

8/16/2012 5:34:15 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I think it will be recognized as a winner...congrats on the POTD and I'll be watching to see it again!

jo ann c.

8/16/2012 6:06:34 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I think it will be recognized as a winner...congrats on the POTD and I'll be watching to see it again!

jo ann c.

8/16/2012 6:06:37 AM

 
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What a great shot! Love it! Congratulations on your POTD!

8/16/2012 6:07:09 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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BEAUTIFUL capture and so cute with a perfect title, Songbird. CONGRATZ on a lovely POTD!

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8/16/2012 6:10:36 AM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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This is simply delightful and gave me a chuckle. Congrats on POTD!

8/16/2012 6:23:45 AM

 
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Such a fun shot and so well taken - the clarity, colors and detail are excellent. Congratulations on the POTD, Songbird.

8/16/2012 6:36:13 AM

 
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Aloha Songbird!
Long time no see pictures! This is so fabulous!
I'm living in Mariposa now. You near by?

8/16/2012 6:51:30 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats...sooooo cute

8/16/2012 6:54:55 AM

 
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Songbird! What a special moment with a lovely reflection. Very painting like. Congratulations on a well deserved POD!
Ann

8/16/2012 6:55:44 AM

 
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Congratulations, Songbird! Awesome winner!

8/16/2012 7:03:52 AM

 
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Thank you so very much to all of you for taking the time to look and send kind comments. I do appreciate the comments very much.
I especially appreciate #1, that I had my camera, and #2, that the sea lion decided to lounge in the dingy.

8/16/2012 8:22:37 AM

 
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AHHHHHH what a relaxing pose! lol

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving POTD! 8o)

8/16/2012 8:38:45 AM

 
Jill Odice
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A BIG congrats on your POTD! Love this, He looks so relaxed :-)

8/16/2012 8:48:46 AM

 
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Congrats on a verrrry cute, POTD, Songbird!!

8/16/2012 8:57:31 AM

 
Michele Peterson
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This is great! Congratulations on the POTD!!

8/16/2012 9:17:50 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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CONGRATS This is a MONEY SHOT

I have to make more of an effort to get thru the daily posts. Need about 3 more SIT-ABLE hours in my DAY

Jack

8/16/2012 10:25:43 AM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Huge congrats on your unique POTD, Songbird! Cool capture!

8/16/2012 11:02:35 AM

 
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thank you all so much for the support and kind words, I appreciate the encouragement.

8/16/2012 11:25:18 AM

 
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What a charming image, Songbird! Congrats on a fabulous POTD!

8/16/2012 11:25:31 AM

 
Sharon L. Doane
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Great capture! Congratulations on POTD!

8/16/2012 12:58:00 PM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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What a wonderful capture Songbird...congratulations on POTD....=^..^=

8/16/2012 1:08:36 PM

 
Nancy Marie Ricketts
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Great shot, Songbird! Wonderful for th POTD!

8/16/2012 1:14:14 PM

 
Linda  A. Sandbos
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Ditto on all of the above.. Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8/16/2012 2:03:39 PM

 
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Im thrilled that you all like the image...thank you all so much for the support and kind words, I appreciate the encouragement.

8/16/2012 2:15:21 PM

 
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Congrats on this Wonderful POTD!!

8/16/2012 2:25:39 PM

 
Amanda D. Austwick
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Great find and capture!

8/16/2012 7:28:29 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations Songbird, a unique wildlife capture. Well done!

8/17/2012 5:53:07 AM

 
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Absolutely wonderful POTD Songbird, congrats!

8/19/2012 5:22:00 PM

 
Pamela K. Barrett
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Love how it has its fin hanging over the side tipping it into the water. Beautiful shot. So glad you had your camera.

8/20/2012 5:19:08 AM

 
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Thank you all so much for your kind comments!!

8/20/2012 8:18:26 AM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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Fantastic find and capture!

8/22/2012 2:38:00 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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Great timing to get this most wonderful image. The subject, clarity & humour in this one are all spot on. Nothing like taking advantage of the situation. Congratulations on POTD! Very good work=^..^=

8/25/2012 5:13:26 AM

 
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Thanks.. I guess its all in the timing.. I have been to the pier many times and this was the one and only time I have ever seen a sea lion take over a dingy.

8/25/2012 1:39:08 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Great capture! Congratulations on your finalist!

8/29/2012 9:06:08 AM

 
Nancy Marie Ricketts
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What a wonderful finalist, Songbird! HUGE congratulations, and great good luck in the next round!

8/29/2012 9:09:55 AM

 
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A thousand thank you's to everyone who has sent kind and encouraging comments..I guess I will carry my camera to the pier more often!

8/29/2012 9:55:20 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I'm so glad to see this as a finalist, hope we see it in gold too! Congrats on another great finalist!

8/29/2012 5:58:16 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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I too am glad to see this get a finalist...and do want to see a gold too...Congratulations !

8/30/2012 5:24:22 AM

 
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How cool is this!!! BIG congrats on your excellent finalist Songbird!

8/31/2012 2:48:00 AM

 
Richard D. Love
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Congratulations, Songbird. Perfect timing!

Rick

9/3/2012 12:58:57 PM

 
Songbird Cline
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Thank you all so much!

9/3/2012 6:09:58 PM

 
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Congrats, I'm a little behind on my emails.

9/9/2012 4:53:38 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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This is a HOOT!!! I LOVE this!!! <><

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