Vultures line the Lake Mendocino shoreline Saturday dining on dead carp washed ashore during the past week. Swimming is currently prohibited at the 1,900-acre lake which was formed by the construction of Coyote Valley Dam in 1959 to provide flood control, water conservation, hydroelectric power and recreation.

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Photo by: J.D. Hardesty |  VIRIN: 140530-A-BK206-006.JPG