South Shields Daily Photo

A collection of images from South Shields and the North of England

Taking flight

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Gull, South Shields

Frenchman’s Bay shuttle service

We have large colonies of sea birds at Marsden Bay, South Shields, with thousands of gulls, guillemots, terns, and kittiwakes etc. nesting at Marsden Rock and on the cliff faces opposite. I snapped this small gull patrolling the sea in Frenchman’s Bay, it’s not quite as sharp as I would have liked, I’ll have to get away from using auto focus for shots like this.

Camera details; Pentax K100D, 300mm lens, 1/750 second, f6.7, iso 200


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Written by curly

May 15, 2008 at 12:01 am

Posted in Birds, Colour, South Shields

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  1. I think it’s great. This is a very difficult post to obtain from a flying animal.


    May 15, 2008 at 3:09 am

  2. Still, sharp or not, it is a nice shot.

    Abraham Lincoln

    May 15, 2008 at 10:54 am

  3. Birds flying always a hard one,but you’ve done well.


    May 15, 2008 at 7:47 pm

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