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Whitby Gull

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Continuing the images from Whitby on Bank Holiday Monday. Generally I feel the more common birds are largely ignored in the pictorial sense. Count the number of Robins, Blue Tits, Chaffinch etc compared to the Crow, Raven, Gulls and I am sure you will know what I mean. Not a scientific study just a gut feel from the bird images I see on the site.

This little fella sat and weighed me up for a while allowing me to capture a couple of frames. I guess he was waiting to see if there were any crumbs to be had!

Any comments welcome and thanks for looking.

Tags: Close-up and macro Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

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Comments


shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2009 8:58PM
Super shot wonderful detail great composition
Alexa

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Beautiful well composed shot. Excellent pin sharp detail and lovely colour.
Steve.
GaryR 9 1.3k England
15 Apr 2009 10:01PM
I like the out of focus buildings at the other side of the harbour, it compliments the gull perfectly.

Gary.
ketch 8 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
15 Apr 2009 11:36PM
Came back to this image and really disapointed to see it has not taken off. It is so well put together with the hints of the background just doing enough to tell us it could be Whitby and probably not Falmouth. Nice to see as you suggest one of the more common birds getting the spotlight treatment too.

Robert
16 Apr 2009 3:39AM
Awesome image...Lovely detail in the gull. Such a beautiful b/g with the hint of buildings. Love this....Sandy
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
30 Oct 2009 12:47PM
Perfect b/g for this maligned avian species Paul. Ron.
astyag 9 12
7 Jan 2010 10:10AM
Beautiful and big seagull, well done, I am into seagulls nowadays
Astyag

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