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Great black backed gulls – Saltee Islands, wexford

Great black backed gulls
Nikon D700, Nikon 300mm f2.8 vr lens
Gulls an the Saltee Islands
Wildlife photography by,
Kilkenny based Photographer : Nigel Borrington

Two young Gulls taking a rest on a cliff top, on the Saltee islands, county Wexford…

18 responses

  1. Lovely Nigel. I love the jewelled water in the background πŸ™‚

    May 17, 2013 at 12:25 pm

  2. Thank you Norma πŸ™‚

    May 17, 2013 at 12:48 pm

  3. I love the vibrant colors and depth. The gulls look like they’re enjoying it, too! πŸ™‚

    May 17, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    • Hello Sharon, Thank you, yes I was going to ask people what they might be saying to each other?


      May 17, 2013 at 5:26 pm

  4. I love this. Beautiful colors!

    May 17, 2013 at 3:24 pm

  5. poppytump

    That glittering sapphire sea sets off their plumage Nigel !
    Beautifully πŸ™‚

    May 17, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    • Thank you Poppy πŸ™‚ very pleased to enjoyed these two πŸ™‚

      May 18, 2013 at 10:34 am

  6. “Do we jump ON three, or is it one two three and THEN jump?”

    May 17, 2013 at 9:44 pm

  7. artscottnet

    wonderful image, love the bokeh’d sparkles, and the tail feathers are interesting, beautiful gulls

    May 17, 2013 at 11:38 pm

  8. victoriaaphotography

    Nice shot and so interesting to see those ‘spots’ on their tail feathers. I have a great love of Gulls in any shape or form, although it’s sometimes rather hard to get the correct identification as many look so similar.

    May 18, 2013 at 2:19 am

    • Hello Victoria, thank you…

      Yes its head scratching time sometimes, a good book always helps πŸ™‚

      May 18, 2013 at 10:35 am

  9. 1annecasey

    Lovely picture. : )))

    May 18, 2013 at 7:59 am

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