Last week, I came across the after spoils of an apparent Autumnal Crab-Fest on one of New Jersey’s pristine barrier islands. All was warm and tranquil this mid-day, the gulls recuperating elsewhere, but the colors of the scrub brush foretell the advancing season, assuring that the chill of winter lies ahead.
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8 thoughts on “Sea Gulls Party – An Autumnal Crab-Fest on the Dunes”
I particularly like the perspective and clarity of the shells in the top and bottom photos.
Thanks. It was a rewarding trek over to the gull’s playground.
…and the moral of the story is – don’t be crabby or you’ll get what you deserve!
Thanks, R. I think the gulls are jealous of the seasonal chowder-fests we all enjoy, so they “pick” on the crabs! 🙂
The contrast between the sand the impossibly blue sky is remarkable. Lovely!
Thanks, Maggie. In that particular capture, I had the camera on (or very close to) the sand, and the dune was slopping up, giving a deeper blue to the very beautiful skies that day. As per your lead, I was trying not to be disruptive to the not only the scene, but the dune as well. M
Always smart not to disrupt a dune in NJ . . . we need every one! Again, lovely photo!
Wow. The second photo from the top is my favorite.