Dramatic Ring-billed Gull Catch and Eat

March 06, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
These Ring-billed Gulls can be fun to watch fish. They aren't an eagle but they are quite agile in the air. I love that this gull just caught a fish and adjusted it mid-flight despite having webbed feet and not tallons like eagles.
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Ring-billed Gull Suspended in Air

March 04, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I was able to freeze this moment as the ring-billed gull made a dive and came up empty. The suspended-in-midair pose looking right at the camera made for a pretty cool image.
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Common Mergansers on the Move

March 03, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Beautiful male and female common mergansers on the move, low over the water. When these water fowl decide to take off, I have to be ready with the camera because they are really flying! I mean really!
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Common Goldeneye Landing in a Foggy Mist

March 02, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Four males and a female common goldeneye flying in on Lake Evergreen with a thin mist on the lake. I believe there is a canvasback duck in the background. I feel lucky to get a usable image after taking several images of ducks in the mist that just didn't turn out due to difficulty getting focus. These goldeneyes are beautiful birds, especially in...
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The Point of No Return

March 01, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
A ring-billed gull diving beak first into the water to fetch a fish that it spotted well above the water. The whole process is a lot of fun to watch.
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