Gulls and Yellowlegs on a cloudy afternoon

The weather was quite nice this morning - sunny with some blue skies. Unfortunately, I wasn't ready to go out until the afternoon, which by then was cloudy and windy. I ended up just biking to South Dyke Trail and part way into Steveston before heading back home.

Across from London Farm, there is a little beach where you can wander into. There were some gulls resting on the logs, so I thought it was a good opportunity to get some bird-in-flight shots. I took a lot of shots, but only these ones were presentable.

Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens)
Like its yellow bill and pink feet.

Looking for a parking spot.

Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens)
Another gull looking for a parking spot.

Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)
Ring-billed Gull taking off.

Then I continued biking towards Steveston and spotting a small group of Lesser Yellowlegs.

Lazy Mallards and hard-working Yellowlegs.

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Pretty bird.

Lesser Yellowlegs and female Mallard
Fatty and skinny. This would make a great captioned photo, too bad I am not witty enough to come up with a funny caption.

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Watchulookingat! See, no wit at all.


Susannah (Wanderin' Weeta) said...

Fatty and skinny caption:
"You should try the hopper diet. Lose an ounce a week, guaranteed!"

PSYL said...


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