Michelle Alton 7/26/2012 6:40:11 PM

It's a GEM, Songbird. #1477092

Songbird Cline 7/26/2012 7:39:29 PM

Thank you for looking.... #10245830

Cheryl Schneider 7/29/2012 8:28:34 PM

What a great shot! #10249625

Christopher Budny 8/14/2012 10:04:00 AM

Terrific find, Songbird! And a beautiful capture... #10275565

Michelle Alton 8/16/2012 3:30:35 AM

This image had POTD written all over it from the getgo! Congratulations, Songbird. I'm proud to be the first commenter on this one! #10277957

Birthe Gawinski 8/16/2012 3:36:07 AM

wonderful photo!

Katarina Mansson 8/16/2012 3:47:38 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Songbird! #10277997

Marilyn Cornwell 8/16/2012 4:10:07 AM

What a delightful POTD! Congratulations! #10278042

Ivan Chacon 8/16/2012 4:12:21 AM

Congrats on your PTOD! Great shot. #10278049

Mary K. Robison 8/16/2012 4:15:57 AM

Sweet and beautiful capture, Songbird.
Congratulations on your well earned POTD! #10278058

Alan L. Borror 8/16/2012 5:09:26 AM

Awesome...great POTD! #10278132

Andre Larose 8/16/2012 5:34:15 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD:) #10278153

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/16/2012 6:06:34 AM

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. #10278199

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/16/2012 6:06:37 AM

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. #10278200

Lydia Williams 8/16/2012 6:07:09 AM

What a great shot! Love it! Congratulations on your POTD! #10278201

Usman M. Bajwa 8/16/2012 6:10:36 AM

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

UB. #10278209

Heather Loewenhardt 8/16/2012 6:23:45 AM

This is simply delightful and gave me a chuckle. Congrats on POTD! #10278231

Nikki McDonald 8/16/2012 6:36:13 AM

Such a fun shot and so well taken - the clarity, colors and detail are excellent. Congratulations on the POTD, Songbird. #10278242

Fax Sinclair 8/16/2012 6:51:30 AM

Aloha Songbird!
Long time no see pictures! This is so fabulous!
I'm living in Mariposa now. You near by? #10278265

Cathy Barrows 8/16/2012 6:54:55 AM

Congrats...sooooo cute #10278271

Ann Lyssenko 8/16/2012 6:55:44 AM

Songbird! What a special moment with a lovely reflection. Very painting like. Congratulations on a well deserved POD!
Ann #10278273

Ann H. Belus 8/16/2012 7:03:52 AM

Congratulations, Songbird! Awesome winner! #10278284

Songbird Cline 8/16/2012 8:22:37 AM

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. #10278395

Nancyj E. Hovey 8/16/2012 8:38:45 AM

AHHHHHH what a relaxing pose! lol

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #10278412

Jill Odice 8/16/2012 8:48:46 AM

A BIG congrats on your POTD! Love this, He looks so relaxed :-) #10278423

Ellen Hodges 8/16/2012 8:57:31 AM

Congrats on a verrrry cute, POTD, Songbird!! #10278432

Michele Peterson 8/16/2012 9:17:50 AM

This is great! Congratulations on the POTD!! #10278470

Jack Gaskin 8/16/2012 10:25:43 AM


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 #10278576

Raymond Pauly 8/16/2012 11:02:35 AM

Huge congrats on your unique POTD, Songbird! Cool capture! #10278616

Songbird Cline 8/16/2012 11:25:18 AM

thank you all so much for the support and kind words, I appreciate the encouragement. #10278631

Martha R. Mazon 8/16/2012 11:25:31 AM

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


Sharon L. Doane 8/16/2012 12:58:00 PM

Great capture! Congratulations on POTD! #10278717

Patricia A. Casey 8/16/2012 1:08:36 PM

What a wonderful capture Songbird...congratulations on POTD....=^..^= #10278723

Nancy Marie Ricketts 8/16/2012 1:14:14 PM

Great shot, Songbird! Wonderful for th POTD! #10278727

Linda Sandbo 8/16/2012 2:03:39 PM

Ditto on all of the above.. Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #10278780

Songbird Cline 8/16/2012 2:15:21 PM

Im thrilled that you all like the image...thank you all so much for the support and kind words, I appreciate the encouragement. #10278793

Jeff Robinson 8/16/2012 2:25:39 PM

Congrats on this Wonderful POTD!! #10278805

Amanda D. Austwick 8/16/2012 7:28:29 PM

Great find and capture! #10279145

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/17/2012 5:53:07 AM

Congratulations Songbird, a unique wildlife capture. Well done! #10279578

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/19/2012 5:22:00 PM

Absolutely wonderful POTD Songbird, congrats! #10282230

Pamela K. Barrett 8/20/2012 5:19:08 AM

Love how it has its fin hanging over the side tipping it into the water. Beautiful shot. So glad you had your camera. #10282721

Songbird Cline 8/20/2012 8:18:26 AM

Thank you all so much for your kind comments!! #10282943

Sabrina Ryan 8/22/2012 2:38:00 PM

Fantastic find and capture! #10285921

Chris Ebben 8/25/2012 5:13:26 AM

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=^..^= #10289187

Songbird Cline 8/25/2012 1:39:08 PM

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. #10289796

Shawn Jennings 8/29/2012 9:06:08 AM

Great capture! Congratulations on your finalist! #10296292

Nancy Marie Ricketts 8/29/2012 9:09:55 AM

What a wonderful finalist, Songbird! HUGE congratulations, and great good luck in the next round! #10296314

Songbird Cline 8/29/2012 9:55:20 AM

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! #10296521

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/29/2012 5:58:16 PM

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

Lydia Williams 8/30/2012 5:24:22 AM

I too am glad to see this get a finalist...and do want to see a gold too...Congratulations ! #10298810

Renee Doyle 8/31/2012 2:48:00 AM

How cool is this!!! BIG congrats on your excellent finalist Songbird! #10300940

Richard D. Love 9/3/2012 12:58:57 PM

Congratulations, Songbird. Perfect timing!

Rick #10306941

Songbird Cline 9/3/2012 6:09:58 PM

Thank you all so much! #10307316

James W. Eber 9/9/2012 4:53:38 PM

Congrats, I'm a little behind on my emails. #10316016

Nancy L. Green 1/4/2014 1:04:36 PM

This is a HOOT!!! I LOVE this!!! <>< #10937154

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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.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

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