This is a long way from Idaho. Idaho Avenue in Santa Monica runs west and ends at Palisades Park, high on a cliff above Pacific Coast Highway humming away far below, and on the other side of the highway, the vast Pacific. This is not Idaho.
Yes, that's Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae) – the official flower of the City of Los Angeles, not Idaho –
No Idaho ice, just Ice Plant – Aizoaceae –
Yep, the usual fly-by – the California Brown Pelican Squadron –
Local wildlife –
Pacific Coast Highway heading up into Malibu –
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These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 – the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto. The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.