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On a recent Australia Day outing, I had a chance to give the Fuji 55-200 a bit of a workout with the various sea birds along the beach.

 

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Hooded Plovers which often result in sand dunes along our coast being off limits due to their ground level nesting.

 

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Pacific Gull  - these are big, and whilst I have cropped this a bit, the wingtips just dip out of the frame - the following frame with the wings in the upper position had the tips just out of the top too!

 

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Silver Gulls these are the most common along our coast and seemed to have found something interesting in the top of the bush as they were frequently gliding in, landing and then taking off again.

 

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Silver Gulls x2 

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I never see gulls here, being so far from any coast.

These are very good photos.

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1 hour ago, vivionm said:

I never see gulls here, being so far from any coast.

These are very good photos.

Gulls are relatively easy birds to shoot - they are fairly big and generally quite habituated to human.

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Gulls on the U.K. south coast are known to snatch sandwiches from startled holidaymakers! Let alone a bag of chips. 🍟 

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