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Leaning power of risa

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.


Sunshine Skyway bridge - Skywatch Friday

Wood stork hanging out in the water.

He gave me a glance and then went back to checking out the water for food.

Terns and a gull knee-deep in the water. 137 more words

Bird Photography

Bird Watching

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

Daytona Beach


sky meets sea

each drained of color

moist wet sodden

grey soft


wind in full hue

whistles rattles gusts

grey harsh

the gull calls


No seagulls, just gulls

Here’s my latest For the Birds column, which runs weekly in The Hour newspaper (Norwalk, Ct.) and The Keene Sentinel (Keene, N.H.) This one deals with the various gulls (not “seagulls”) that we see in New England. 706 more words

Chris Bosak