Historical and contemporary aspects of my beautiful island home. The landscape, the flora and fauna and my family will be among the treasures found in in these pages.
Sunday, February 05, 2006
Herring Gull In Placentia Bay
Herring gulls are large, noisy gulls found throughout the year around our coasts and inland around landfills. Since the codfish moratorium and with the closure of fish plants, these birds are finding it harder to find food. While fishing in Placentia Bay last summer, hundreds of these sleek birds trailled our boat looking for handouts - giving me the opportunity for a great photograph.