Saturday, March 2, 2013

Ring-billed Gulls

Slow day at the beach....

Immature Ring-billed Gull 

Adult nonbreeeding Ring-billed Gull

Adult breeding Ring-billed Gull

Adult breeding Ring-billed Gull





38 comments:

  1. The adult breeding ones are beautiful. I caught one of those in FL too.

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  2. Your slow day turned out some great photos at least! The third one down is awesome!

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  3. I didn't realize there was so much difference in the eye colour Tammy, something I'll have to look out for, great pics.
    All the best Gordon.

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  4. I'm mesmerized by their eyes- especially those with red rings. Awesome captures for a slow winters day Tammy.
    Happy birding ~:)

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  5. Your gull images look so wintery, but I know that's not snow!

    I LOVE your header image!

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  6. Preciosas capturas Tammy,los retratos son buenisimos.Saludos

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  7. Great photos Tammy, really well photographed.
    The portraits are my preference.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Greetings Irma

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  8. they're really beautiful - in every phase!

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  9. Cracking shots. Like the various ages to compare. A good way for us brits to learn these plumages.

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  10. To cool! love the comparison's. Your good ,I still have a hard time telling all those ages, and plumage. Good job.

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  11. Lovely shots Tammy. Your a pro at identify birds and their stages of life. You are my go to sorce :)
    Happy Sunday.

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  12. Slow or not... I think I would like a 'beach day'! :)
    xo Catherine

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  13. Photography at its best.
    John.

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  14. Parabéns pelas fotos, aqui em Portugal são raras mas o mês passado consegui observar e fotografar um adulto aqui perto de casa!

    Inocêncio

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  15. As usual a great post from you, great pictures of Ring-billed Gulls.


    Ottar

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  16. Tammy you are the best in bird portraits, the sharpness of the eyes, everything is taken with passion and heart!!! Amazing how the 4 first pictures, each bird has his own expression and character :-)
    thank you for your visit and comment,
    have a great week!!
    Dany

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  17. Hola Tammy bellos retratos de estas gaviotas.Un abrazo

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  18. Que preciosidad de fotos, en especial los retratos.
    Saludos!!

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  19. Hi Tammy.. Wel done!!!.., Great shots and excellent portraits.. Cheers!!!.

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  20. Fantastic!
    All the pics are gorgeous but the close-ups are truly amazing!
    Wonderful to be able to get close enough to get these.
    Cheers Tammy!

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  21. Hi Tammy!
    Lovely serie but the close ups are amazing
    Have a nice week
    /Ingemar

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  22. Excellent close up shots! Great detail, even in the eyes!

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  23. These are beautiful Ring-billed Gull images Tammy!

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  24. amazing all the differences and bauty! wow

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  25. Thanks for sharing, I will bookmark and be back again







    Real Estate Florida

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  26. Bellissime e perfette...complimenti!

    Ciao
    Vito

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  27. Great set of pictures - I love gulls in all their many forms. The diving eagle in the earlier post is a great shot.

    Cheers

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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  28. Oh, I love these shots! I never get to see gulls this close up and they are really beautiful. So white and fluffy :)

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  29. Special Tammy, the Ring-billed Gulls are excellent.

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  30. I check your terrific photos and info to held with iding some of the birds i see- thanks Tammy your such a pro!

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  31. Bonitas capturas, buenos primeros planos.

    Saludos.

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  32. Tammy, very nice series of photographs! It's amazing how much difference there can be depending on the age of the bird and season of the year.

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  33. Wow! Very nice up close and personal. Detail and color exceptional. Your skills always are presented so well in what you share. Thanks Tammy.

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  34. Thank you for the age and color delineations. I wasn't sure about all of those distinctions, now I know. Such gorgeous birds and images.

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