The view from my perch on the mountain

Sanderlings and Black Backed Gulls

Hunting for dinner on an overcast day.













9 responses

  1. Stupendous photographic series!!

    Hugs, honey.

    April 24, 2012 at 9:13 PM

  2. I always enjoy watching the shore birds ebb and move with the tide! Super flight shots rocketman!!!

    April 24, 2012 at 10:39 PM

  3. I miss the sea!!! I love to watch the sanderlings running out with the surf and they dashing back in again as the waves roll in. My old dog, a bouvier, used to love to run after them … with no fear of catching them, but they would fly low out to sea, gradually enticing him into deeper and deeper water before they headed back to shore and their business of searching for titbits!!

    April 25, 2012 at 8:30 AM

  4. i love these shots. the little sanderlings have almost catoony feet, dont they? and the gull seems not to have any feet when in flight!

    April 25, 2012 at 11:26 AM

  5. Hey, Chip: Just wanted you to know that I’ve been keeping up with your blogs…particularly your photographic miracles…they seem like that to me, anyway…but haven’t had time to comment as am moving this weekend…hope all’s well with you and Framkie…miss, Katie.

    April 25, 2012 at 11:38 AM

  6. Sanderlings! I wondered what those littel buggers were. Thanks Chip. Great shots. Are those with the 500?

    April 25, 2012 at 9:07 PM

    • Yep, Jay and I love that big monster even if it does get a little heavy at times. In fact, i love it so much that I bought another camera body to use with all my other lenses and keep the Sigma mounted on my T3!

      April 25, 2012 at 9:09 PM

  7. Lol 😉 They’re so cool! They do look like they mean business too! 🙂

    April 26, 2012 at 7:16 PM

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