Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December, reopening weekends and holidays on December 28. More »
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Visitor Center Winter Hours took effect on Sunday, November 3, 2013. More »
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.
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