The adult males are arriving. The early arrivals are on the beach and most of the youngsters have left. It's a transition time when fewer animals are on the beach. Some visitors complain, as if a couple hundred huge seals are a disappointment.
This big boy looks peaceful. He's not actually sleeping among the flowers -- those are above him on the bluff. I enjoyed watching him snore, his nose shuddering as he snorted out a breath.