As I headed back to my car after photographing the American White Pelicans, I came across a funny scene.
Meet Mr. Laughing Gull. He’s looking spiffy in his breeding colors. Plus he’s sporting a big fish that he just caught.
Not far behind him is Mr. Ring-billed Gull. He has his eyes on the prize. Why catch his own fish when he can steal from the laughing gull?
Oops! The Laughing Gull drops his prize. Poor fish! He’s really not having a good day.
After a flutter of wings, a small splash, and a bigger splash, the Ring-billed Gull emerged triumphant. He promptly flew off with his prize. I wonder if he got to eat it, or if some other gull stole it?
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Nice series that tells a story, Jess. Great shots as well!