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Old Nov 9, 2006, 1:18 PM   #1
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Hi,

This is not a quality capture - this gull was a long ways off on the river but I had never seen gulls diving into the water from a height before.

Thisbird wouldfly in a tight circleabout 10 feet high and then swoop down and plunge into the water. Depth of water was maybe 6 to 8 inches on that part ofthe river.

I was in burst mode and caught it just before it hit the water - the next photo (not included) was less interesting - just a splash of water.

I thought some of you might find his pre-splash position interesting (quality issues aside).

BTW, the gull eventually caught a crayfish doing this but flew off beforeI couldshoot it.

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Old Nov 10, 2006, 4:03 PM   #2
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He looks like he is crash diving...thanks for sharing. Donna
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Old Nov 11, 2006, 4:53 PM   #3
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I like it!! I give him a 6.0!!! What a dive.
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