SEABirds

These are our photographs of gulls, terns, pelicans, cormorants, gannets, and other seabirds we've been lucky enough to see on our travels. We wished we'd started photographing seabirds while we were cruising - missed that opportunity unfortunately.

Table of Contents
       1.  Gulls and Terns
       2.  Pelicans
       3.  Other seabirds

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1.  Gulls and Terns

Silver Gull, Australia. 10/02

Adult Herring (probably) Gull, Oregon coast. 9/06

3rd year Herring Gull, Kennebunk, ME. 6/08

Young Herring Gull , Merrimac River, MA. 4/06

Very young Herring (?) Gull, Port Townsend, WA. 6/07

Western (?) Gull, Morro Bay, CA. 10/07

Young Western (?) Gull, Morro Bay, CA. 10/07

Western and Heerman's gulls, surfwatching. CA. 10/07

Heerman's gull, San Francisco, CA. 11/06

Young Heerman's gull, Morro Bay, CA. 11/07

Bonaparte's gull, Las Glorias, Sinaloa 1/07

Laughing Gull, Cape May, NJ. 9/05

Laughing Gull, TX Gulf coast. 1/08

Laughing Gulls, Rockport, TX. 1/08

Mew Gull, Denali National Park, AK. 7/07

Ring-billed Gull, Morro Bay, CA. 10/07

Young Ring-billed Gull, Myrtle Beach, SC. 02/08

Black-legged Kittiwakes, Homer, AK. 8/07
 
black-legged kitiwake
Black-legged Kittiwake, Kenia Fjords National Park, AK. 8/07

Red-legged Kittiwake, Alaska SeaLife Ctr, Seward, AK. 8/07

Royal tern and oystercatchers, San Blas, Sinaloa. 2/07

2 Royal terns, 1 Forster's tern and laughing gulls. Galveston, TX. 2/08

Migrating terns, Cape May, NJ. 9/05
Black Skimmer
Black Skimmer, Rockport, TX. 1/08
Black Skimmer
Skimmer, gull and pigeons, Rockport, RX. 1/08

Fulmar, Butt of Lewis, Scotland (from a postcard) 6/06
       
2.  Pelicans

Brown Pelican, Florida. 12/01

Brown Pelican, Adolph Thomae, Jr County Park, TX. 1/06

Brown Pelicans near Las Glorias, Sinaloa. 1/07

Young Brown Pelicans doing laundry, Sinaloa. 2/07

Brown Pelicans surfing, Monterey, CA. 12/06

Brown pelican, Rockport, TX. 1/08

Brown and White Pelicans begging, Rockport, TX. 1/08

White pelicans at sunrise, Goose Island, TX. 1/06

White pelicans fishing, Mazatlan, Sinaloa. 1/07

White Pelicans soaring above Estero Bay, CA. 11/07

White Pelicans, Rockport, TX. 1/08
Pelicans
Australian Pelican. 10/02
Pelicans
Shore of Bird Island near Las Glorias, Sinaloa. 1/07
         
3. Other Seabirds

Double-crested cormorant waiting, Everglades. 2/05

Squabbling cormorants, Everglades. 2/05

Young Double-crested Cormorant, Victoria, BC. 6/07

Male anhinga sunbathing , Everglades 2/05

Anhinga nest, Everglades. 2/05

Common Murres Chiswell Islands, AK. 8/07

Common Murres nesting, Newfoundland. 8/05

Frigatebirds soaring, Sinaloa. 2/07

Young frigatebird, Sinaloa. 1/07

Gannett, Cape St. Mary's NFLD. 8/05

Gannetts nesting, Cape St. Mary's NFLD. 8/05

Gannetts and chicks, Cape St. Mary's NFLD. 8/05

Red-necked Phalarope, Siuslaw River, OR. 9/06

Pigeon Guillemot, Port Townsend, WA. 5/07

Pigeon Guillemots, Port Townsend, WA. 5/07

Rhinoceros Auklet, Alaska SeaLife Ctr, Seward, AK. 8/07

Tufted and Horned Puffin, Alaska SeaLife Ctr. 8/07

Tufted Puffin, Kenai Fjords National Park, AK. 8/07

Feeding frenzy, Kenai Fjords, AK. 8/07
         


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