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Loud Honking Noise

By tonyguitar
These two are belting out the usual loud song. Often sounds like ' Honk Honk '. One Lion will honk....Can I come up on deck? The answer is Always a loud ' NO ' and when they scrap they sink teeth into each other's neck. You can see the marks here.
These flesh wounds are very common and never seem to bother them at all. Guess the salt water prevents infection.

Tags: Sea lion Wildlife and nature California sea lion Stellar sea lion

Voters: Chinga, nobby1, ColleenA and 24 more

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Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2017 12:11AM
An outstanding capture Tony!
Good work! Isabel GrinGrin

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tonyguitar Plus
7 77 37 Canada
10 Mar 2017 12:29AM
Thank you Isabel. The rest of Canada is dealing with snow and suddenly our wet streets began turning white with snow around 2pm this afternoon. That is very much ' Unkosher ' for our Vancouver Island at this time of year.
Your Award has come at just the right time. I needed that! Thanks again. TG
ColleenA Plus
7 441 6 Australia
10 Mar 2017 1:30AM
An excellent shot Tony, almost like a mirror image. More snow!!! Yes definitely not good....keep warm
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
10 Mar 2017 1:40AM
unkosher snow-- We are to have some by morning--could have enjoyed it for Christmas

Those sea lions are scary critters--- you must have bee way close to get these fine shots!
dimalexa 3 2 Greece
10 Mar 2017 2:08AM
Wonderful photo, Tony!
Dimitris
Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
10 Mar 2017 2:31AM
Like they are all singing opera. We headed up to Bowser today and turned around. The snow was getting deeper and deeper. I can't believe it!
10 Mar 2017 2:49AM
Superb capture ***** SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
PatriciaWilson 15 615 58 Greece
10 Mar 2017 3:37AM
Huge creatures, dangerous too, glad to see you were using a very long lens.
10 Mar 2017 3:48AM
Impressive portrait
and in action as well

great Work
Please accept my AWARD
savvas stavrinos
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tonyguitar Plus
7 77 37 Canada
10 Mar 2017 4:01AM
Savvas;....Thank you. I am cheered up with your award. Our Normal temperature is around 15C for March. It is stuck at 0C to +2C these days. Not normal at all. Thanks again for your welcome Award. A real bright spot. TG
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
10 Mar 2017 6:39AM
SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
10 Mar 2017 7:23AM
Wonderful, Tony - honking in unison!!

RichardSmile
Bantu 6 7 1 India
10 Mar 2017 7:54AM
Very nice pose and capture Tony.

Vikram
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2017 8:58AM
Singing to the stars Tony. Snow ! Not for me thank you.
Peter
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 161 16 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2017 9:34AM
Excellent capture TonyGrinGrinGrin

Cliff
Mike_Smith Plus
12 610 1 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2017 8:51PM
Wonderful capture Tony
tonyguitar Plus
7 77 37 Canada
11 Mar 2017 2:03AM
Colleen, Thank you for your generous Award and support. Our most recent snow is melting away fairly well and the forecast is for more normal 7 to 10C instead of being stuck at an abnormal 0C. Things are looking up at long last. Thanks again Colleen. TG
11 Mar 2017 2:42AM
Looks Iike all of Vanouver Island's residents are barking about the weatherTony, Great to here spring is really on its way. Wonderful wildlife shot!!
Cheers walt
tonyguitar Plus
7 77 37 Canada
11 Mar 2017 2:51AM
Walt;...This day was not so grey after all. Thanks so much. Your award is so welcome. Delighted. TG
11 Mar 2017 12:24PM
Another excellent capture. Debs

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