The title here may be somewhat hyperbolic, but the situation on Gil Grant’s North Carolina beach on November 10 was striking. Gil found 7 dead birds, all of which had been thoroughly dismembered and stripped of flesh. 374 more words
This gull — perhaps a non-breeding Laughing gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) — was in the process of abandoning its post on the Manasquan Reservoir. The tip of its dark beak was daubed with a dull hint of red.
So, I am a not huge bird person, but recently I have been fascinated with taking pictures of them. I soon figured out, after posting a few pics on some Facebook groups, that I knew nothing about birds. 175 more words