Don't miss the colony of Las Gaviotas Pelicans located on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. They are perched on the south end of Las Gaviotas. You can see them from the sand beach or from the walkway that heads up the bluffs.
Enjoy watching these prehistoric-looking birds skim along the waves of the Las Gaviotas coastline. Suddenly they will then splash into the ocean to snatch an unsuspecting fish.
The California Brown Pelicans measure about 4 feet in length and have a wingspan of just over 6.5 feet. They weigh about 8 pounds. The webbing between their toes makes them strong swimmers. They are easily capable of plunging into the water and swimming after their prey.
There is something about watching the Las Gaviotas pelicans glide across the water that is relaxing and mesmerizing.
To learn more about the California Brown Pelicans, see the Audobon website at Audobon.com
Las Gaviotas activities include Surfing, Beach Volleyball, Pickleball, Tennis, Shuffleboard, Shore Fishing, Playground, Swimming, Surfing Lessons, Tide Pool Exploration, Walks, Bonfires, Launching Chinese Lanterns, BBQ'ing on the beach, Kelp Bed Fishing, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Spear Fishing, Weddings, Watching Sunsets, etc.