Coastal Shore Birds

I just want to mention that our timing for leaving was impeccable.  It has been snowing and the air is frigid back home.

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Ring-billed Gull


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Laughing Gull (nonbreeding adult)


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Willet (nonbreeding adult)


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Double-crested Cormorant


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Double-crested Cormorant: air drying its wings

Signs of winters arrival are apparently everywhere.

Comments

Marie Flutterby said…
Awesome captures of all the beautiful birds and omg I have a Double Crested Cormorant at my lakes and they're so adorable.
Great series of pictures.. Wel-done and happy new year..
Pamela Gordon said…
Very nice photos. Enjoy the lovely weather.
Stephen Hayes said…
Perhaps you can enlighten a city boy like me: why are these "nonbreeding adults?" Are they sterile? What is the benefit of this?
Brian King said…
These are gorgeous shot! Love the portrait!
Red said…
I guess I didn't pick up the sign. I'm still here. There are many plumages we don't see as birds migrate.
Stephanie said…
These are such wonderful images!!

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