Taken on 2nd Beach, Middletown RI, August 2007. This little gull was walking quickly across the sand and suddenly stopped. I took advantage of the moment and grabbed my camera. As I got closer to him I realized he had stopped because he had seen his shadow. He kept looking and looking and cocking his head and trying to figure it out. It indeed does not look like a gull in the shadow – I wondered if maybe it startled him and he was a bit afraid of it. It ended up being a very cute shot.