Thursday, December 01, 2011

Two Common Gulls

It is very easy to overlook common birds and/or to ignore them when photographing and posting photographs. Here are two examples of common gulls, both photographed at Forsyth NWR (Brigantine) in November.

Ring-billed Gull (adult winter) ...

Ring-billed Gull (adult winter)

Ring-billed Gull (adult winter)

Herring Gull (adult winter) ...

Herring Gull (adult winter)
Olsen and Larsson: "Note coarse dark spotting on head and breast-sides, emphasizing whitish, evil-looking eyes." (emphasis added)

Herring Gull (adult winter)

Good Birding!!

2 comments:

Laurence and Maria Butler said...

I like that: "evilish looking eyes."
NIce shots!

Jen said...

Ha, evil-looking eyes? I'd maybe say a little creepy, but not evil... Owls on the other hand...

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