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December 6, 2013 / viewsfromasmallisland

Coming in to land

coming in to land

The tone in this shot tells you it was a cold day. The wind was  bitter as it swept across the water and these gulls were swooping in for some easy pickings.



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  1. theresamits / Dec 6 2013 9:24 pm

    So beautiful!

  2. RunnerDuck / Dec 6 2013 9:27 pm

    Those really look like Seagulls to me but no matter it’s a GREAT shot! What kind of camera do you use?

    • viewsfromasmallisland / Dec 6 2013 9:40 pm

      They’re black-headed gulls. Very common around here and a very handsome bird in the summer months but at this time of year quite ordinary looking I guess. However, my aim with the blog was to encourage readers to celebrate the ‘ordinary’ with me and see it anew. Glad you liked it. This shot was on a Canon DSLR with a 200mm lens and ISO 800.

  3. Mary Mageau / Dec 7 2013 1:51 am

    You caught an amazing photo of two beautiful birds so close to the water, and in such synchronized flying. A lovely moment!

  4. Mona / Dec 7 2013 5:05 am

    Great photography……..

  5. lifestyleblogsite / Dec 10 2013 1:47 am

    Great shot. Thanks for sharing!

  6. absengeralois / Dec 10 2013 8:00 pm


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