items tagged with seagull

August 2, 2009

Prepare for landing

My presence on the beach prompted airborne antics among several seagulls including this one, who opted for a new perch a bit further from the photographer.

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January 2, 2009


What a joy this morning to watch seagulls soaring above the house, billowy white clouds and blue skies as a background.

August 4, 2008

Got yer back

“I got yer back,” this seagull appears to be saying as he peeks over his shoulder from a perch on the head of the “Lady of the Sea” sculpture at Seafarers’ Memorial in downtown Anacortes.

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October 29, 2007

Perch and soar

If you look close you’ll see not only a seagull, but a blue heron perched on the rocks on a lazy Deception Pass morning. The birds’ playground was the swirling water just a few hundred yards east of the bridge.

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October 17, 2007

Cove construction

And you should see the view looking the opposite direction. This photo was taken at Sunset Cove, located just outside the entrance to the city’s beautiful Washington Park. Condos and homes wrapped around a cul de sac with a killer … Continue reading

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August 17, 2007

Sunset silouette

Cap Sante is always a beautiful vantage point to look down on the city, but it is particularly inviting this time of year, as evidenced by this evening image. Good weather brings people, who in turn attract seagulls in search … Continue reading

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May 24, 2007

Turf issues

I was at Cap Sante Boat Haven Thursday evening when I noticed a bald eagle sweeping past. On his tail were two or three seagulls, apparently upset about the eagle’s presence. The eagle took a perch atop the mast of … Continue reading

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April 4, 2006

Greeter gull

If you like seagulls, you’ll enjoy a trip on the Washington State Ferries. It is not uncommon to find seagulls cruising along with ferries as they make their way to and from the islands. Gulls are part of your “welcoming … Continue reading

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March 17, 2005

Not a duck

This beach party was a ducks only affair. Just ask the gull behind the rock, who never seemed able to close the distance between himself and the rest of the gang.

January 4, 2005

Hunkered down

Seagulls generally fly away when approached, unless there are french fries involved. I didn’t have fries with me, but this guy was hunkered down against the cold wind and didn’t intend to move on unless absolutely necessary. On top of … Continue reading

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October 11, 2003

Lone gull faces the elements

I’m not sure where seagulls seek sanctuary from the elements, but this lone gull chose to brave the wind and rain on a recent afternoon at Washington Park. Incidentally, the change in weather has had a marked effect on the … Continue reading

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