I was attracted to the bright greens and yellows of a massive rock just off the south shore of Fidalgo Island at Deception Pass. When this seagull cruised by below me, I panned right to keep him in focus in a low light situation. A Pacific Northwest scene, to be sure.
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 view of the San Juans. Oh, the seagull’s not the plaster version. I think there […]
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 of snacks. More than one of my photographs included friendly gulls sweeping past … probably […]
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 a commercial vessel, and one of the seagulls continued a harassment flight pattern for a […]
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 committee” too, as was the case last weekend with this gull, watching the action from […]
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 irritating weather, the gull had a pesky feather stuck to his beak. Maybe a dip […]
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 volume of pedestrian traffic at the popular park. In other words, it’s a great season […]