There is an overwhelming
display of nature at San Carlos. The island (AKA Islotito) is
home to hundreds of pelicans and other shore birds. Each evening
they all come home to roost. Ravens put on an aerobatic
springtime mating ritual high near the rim of the mesa. Turkey
vultures, eagles, crows, ospreys and other exotic birds make their
home on the mesa and in the surrounding hills. The desert
floor is home to rabbits, chipmunks, squirrels, kangaroo mice,
coyotes, deer, pumas, bobcats and other hunter animals.
If botany is your
pleasure, the desert is host to an assortment of cactus and other
succulents, wild flowers and unusual ground covers. There are
also exotic agave, century plants and a cactus assortment of all
ocean is home to seals, dolphins and migrating whales that meander
close to shore during the spring.
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