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flock of seagulls

Posted by
Jason Kravitz (Brussels, Belgium) on 24 August 2011 in Landscape & Rural.

is that an accurate title?

Canon EOS 7D 1/200 second F/8.0 ISO 100 40 mm

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CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Umm, yes and no. The flock bit is right, the seagull is wrong. How? why? Has Elliott lost the plot again? Well, it's like this...Gulls aren't seabirds, they cant survive anywhere but on the land, so the proper name is simply "Gulls" Now, you weren't expecting that, were you!

24 Aug 2011 8:21am

@CElliottUK: good trivia Chris - how bout "Flock of Laridae's" ? :)

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great catch!! Good timing! Wonderful colours!

24 Aug 2011 1:37pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful capture!

24 Aug 2011 7:42pm

Priscilla from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Great photo!

24 Aug 2011 8:05pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Wonderful capture!

24 Aug 2011 10:30pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent captures - fantastic shutter speed to capture the flock in good sharpness with the dramatic clouds forming a superb background!

25 Aug 2011 1:42am

Trina from Pennsylvania, United States

Great capture!

25 Aug 2011 2:19pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine looking flock against those dark clouds. Excellent!

25 Aug 2011 10:21pm

k@ from Paris, France

Such a harmonious take-off, poetically framed.

26 Aug 2011 11:52am