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Trips to the Coronado Islands, April and May 1924

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The yacht which made the trip to the Coronado Islands, Mexico. April, 1924

Professor Jose M. Gallegos in camp on North Coronado Island, Mexico. April, 1924

Professor Gallegos and the boatmen at the Municipal Pier, San Diego. April, 1924

The waves breaking on the natural bridge
The natural bridge

Brandt Cormorants incubating

Brandt Cormorants
A Brandt Cormorant colony on the cliffs of North Coronado Island, Mexico. April, 1924

A Brandt Cormorant colony
Vandal Gulls flying over the Brandt Cormorant colony

A Farallon Cormorant on her nest. North Coronado Island, Mexico. April, 1924

Young Farallon Cormorants in their nest on North Coronado Island, Mexico. April, 1924
The nest and eggs of a Farallon Cormorant

Western Gulls and a Farallon Cormorant Farallon Cormorants on their nests

Pelicans on North Coronado Island, Mexico. April, 1924
Pelicans feeding their young

Baby pelicans in their nest
Pelican babies dine on fish

Baby Pelicans still in their nest

Gull robbing a Pelican’s nest
Western Gulls rob the Pelicans’ nests at every opportunity

How Western Gulls destroy the Pelican’s eggs
A Pelican’s nest and eggs

[Sea lions] photographed on the west side of North Coronado Island, Mexico, in April, 1924 [1 image]

[Sea lions] photographed on the west side of North Coronado Island, Mexico, in April, 1924 [2 images]

Seascape from the cove
The cove, with the other islands of the Coronado group faintly visible

The vista from the summit of the island

Cloud scenes from the summit of North Coronado Island [2 images]

Left – Professor Jose M. Gallegos; right – Laurence M. Huey, during a collecting trip on North Coronado Island, Mexico. April, 1924

Mr. Van Rossem, Professor Gallegos and Mr. Huey skinning in their camp on South Coronado Island, Mexico. May, 1924

Studies of young Xantus Murrelets [2 images]

Studies of young Xantus Murrelets [1 image]