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Bird Watching: 'Tis the Season for Feasting . . . and disgusting gluttony!

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

December 31, 2012
10:30 AM

Post #9371367

Oooh, look! A discarded salmon! My luck's in! New Year feast time!!

(juvenile Great Black-backed Gull)

Resin

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

December 31, 2012
10:31 AM

Post #9371368

Mmmm! Yummy!

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

December 31, 2012
10:32 AM

Post #9371370

Uh-oh, here comes the rest of the mob, better hurry this up a bit . . .

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

December 31, 2012
10:33 AM

Post #9371371

Mine! All mine!

Down the hatch!

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

December 31, 2012
10:34 AM

Post #9371373

< BUUURP! >

Eeeew!

Couldn't get it any further down . . . and he's too heavy to fly now!

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Mrs_Ed

Mrs_Ed
Whiteside County, IL
(Zone 5a)

January 3, 2013
8:00 AM

Post #9374046

haha. Gulls are so funny but gross sometimes.
MargaretK
PERTH
Australia

January 4, 2013
4:46 AM

Post #9374924


That's fantastic! Reminds me of someone I used to work with.

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

January 4, 2013
8:44 AM

Post #9375130

MargaretK wrote:
That's fantastic! Reminds me of someone I used to work with.


Eeeek!
ducbucln
Kelseyville, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 15, 2013
1:44 PM

Post #9386246

Sorry to be so late in asking this stupid question, but did the gull ever finish swallowing the fish?

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

January 15, 2013
5:38 PM

Post #9386525

I don't know, it was getting towards dusk and I had to head off home!

Resin
ducbucln
Kelseyville, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 16, 2013
8:24 AM

Post #9387057

Guess I'll just have to think the best. Thanks.
dawnsharon2001
New York, NY
(Zone 7a)

January 24, 2013
3:40 PM

Post #9396463

This reminded me of rations thrown to the sled dogs in The Call of the Wild. The ex-pet Buck learns to snatch frozen salmon out of the air and swallow it whole if he wants to eat; the other dogs will tear it out of his mouth if he's too slow.

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