Just Before Sunrise

Spring 2020




Just Before Sunrise
Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Huntington Beach, CA
Jorge A Ramirez, MD

Meaning “little bag” in Spanish, the “Bolsa Chica” is home to a variety of wildlife including shovelnose guitarfish, grey smooth-hound shark, California halibut, and more than 200 species of birds, with habitats such as open water, dunes, salt marsh, freshwater marsh, and mudflats. The footbridge is located at the start of a trail along the wetlands. Dr Ramirez took this photograph at the reserve during the summer of 2019. Dr Ramirez is the Family Medicine Chief at the Downey Medical Center in Southern California.



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