Sunday, December 7, 2014

DUCKS AND GULLS


Black headed Gulls and Ducks found in Norway at a lake last June. 



























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35 comments:

Kathie Brown said...

Denise, what is the little gull with the brown head? Where was that photo taken? It is so cute! You have me stumped!

Gunilla Bäck said...

Wonderful photos! I love both the mallards and the black-headed gulls.

DeniseinVA said...

Hi Everyone, I just wrote a note on Kathy's blog to say that I think this is a Black-headed Gull we saw in Norway last June. Still not sure but you can look here for info

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-headed_gull


DeniseinVA said...

Thank you Gunilla, I think you have confirmed what I thought

Valerie said...

It's definitely a black headed gull. I really like the first picture of him, is he laughing, d'you think?

Anni said...

Beautiful images Denise....do you know what gull this is? They're pretty.



Thanks so much for linking in at the Bird D'Pot this weekend. Your participation is appreciated!!!

Rose ~ from Oz said...

Ducks and gulls? you'll win me every time Denise!
What a great selection you've posted here though!
HOpe you are enjoying a lovely weekend.

NatureFootstep said...

lol, so this is where they are when they left my place :) Nice shots!

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

These are beautiful photos! Well done.

TexWisGirl said...

really cute photos.

Penelope Puddlisms said...

These birds all seem so comfy in their environment and, after reading the quote, a little like couch potatoes with feathers. :)

Adam said...

great duck and gulls

eileeninmd said...

A great birdie post, Denise. I would love to see the Black-headed Gulls.. Cute shots and mosaics! Have a happy day!

gigihawaii said...

You seem to have an affinity for animals. Good for you.

schmidleysscribblins.com said...

Ha Ha for a mole you sure get around. Love these ducks.

Stephanie said...

Interesting images, love the duck and that black headed gull.

Sandra said...

the second shot looks like he is singing Christmas Caoroles.. i love that quote on the collage.

Cloudia said...

D, these photos are so touching. Portraiture!

Jen said...

Yet another gull species which I've never seen. Nice photos. Love the ducks.

Elephant's Child said...

Love them - and particularly the action shot in the second. Thank you.

Felicia said...

the black headed gulls arepretty.

Pauline Woodcock said...

Your bird shots are terrific. I love ducks and your third shot really captures me.

William Kendall said...

Very pretty shots! Most of them we have here in the summer, but not all of them, particularly that gull.

Mama Zen said...

Lovely shots, Denise!

Michelle said...

You got some great shots!

Red said...

Awesome photos. I do have a weakness for good bird photos.

stines zuhause said...

wunderschöne Aufnahmen!!!

Marie Flutterby said...

♥ Those Gulls are adorable awesome fowl shots my friend. =0)

Happy Mono Monday

Indrani said...

Wow! You have an amazing variety! Loved the action shots.

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

You've been up close and personal with some feathered friends Denise and the shots are awesome.
Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday.

Marie said...

Great photos! I didn't realize you'd gone to Norway!

Rambling Woods said...

Great series of photos Eileen..... I love the ducks and the gulls too..... Michelle

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

The black headed gulls made me smile. They are adorable. Your other bird photos are very nice too.

Pat said...

Great close-up peeks at the gulls and ducks.

Kay said...

I've never seen a black headed gull like that. What an unusual coloring! Gorgeous photos, Denise.