This image won the 22 March 2010 Sierra Club's Daily Ray of Hope contest.
Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus) as seen on a Virg’s of Morro Bay, CA Sea Life Studies and Photomorrobay (http://photomorrobay.com) whale, dolphin, and nature watching and photographing outing 21 March 2010. Rouvaishyana was our on-board naturalist interpreter who provided extensive materials and educated all ~40 people aboard. Photo by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike [at} mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com; Canon 1D Mark III, Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens with circular polarizer, handheld. To use this photo, which has the most liberal Creative Commons Attribution license possible attached, please see the access, attribution, and commenting guidelines at www.flickr.com/people/mikebaird/#credit