Bear Valley Visitor Center Lighting Retrofit:
Due to safety concerns during the installation of new LED lights, sections of the Bear Valley Visitor Center's exhibit area may be closed through the end of July. More »
The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 16.
We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 16. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 17.
Reading Room: Photographs: Drakes Estero Wildlife Monitoring Cameras - Upper Estero Far - May 1-7, 2008
Below are descriptions of directories containing the Wildlife Monitoring Camera photographs taken of the Upper Estero Far (UEF) harbor seal haul-out site within Drakes Estero from May 1 to May 7, 2008. The camera was programmed to capture images every minute from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. There may be gaps in the sequence of images when regular camera maintenance occurred and when there were camera malfunctions, dead batteries, full memory cards, etc.
Please note that the 12:00 p.m. to 12:59 p.m. images are included in the AM directories. If these were included in the PM directories, they would be listed last, instead of before the 1:00 p.m. image.
Click on a hyperlinked date below to open up the desired directory. Images are each ~300 KB in size.
For the rest of the photographs taken of the Upper Estero Far (UEF) harbor seal haul-out site within Drakes Estero during May 2008, return to the Drakes Estero Wildlife Monitoring Cameras - 2008 page.
Did You Know?
Northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) began breeding at Point Reyes in 1981 after being absent for over 150 years. The population breeds at terrestrial haul out sites at Point Reyes Headland, one of only eleven mainland breeding areas for northern elephant seals in the world. More...