Afternoon at the Beach

Tis the season for baby birds! Here is part of a gull family enjoying the water front. From what I can tell, this is a Mew Gull mother and two of her 4 chicks. Taken at the entrance jetty of the Valdez Small Boat Harbor, Valdez, Alaska. Please view large. It makes a big difference in presence!

Sony a6500, FE 100-400 GM @ 400 mm, ISO-320, f/5.6, 1/2500, hand held.

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Another fine “local” shot, Gary. The three birds stand out very well in the larger view. The touch of surf moving in from the right adds well to the location.

I really like the point of view on this image and the depth of field.