The Family Stands Proudly, Saltee Island, County Wexford, Ireland by Andrew Jones
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The Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) is one of the main predators on the seabird breeding colony. This family stands proud at the top of the cliffs, with the chicks seeming to mimic the parents pose.

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Black backed gulls and chicks, Saltee Island, County Wexford, Ireland has been featured in the following groups:
The Celtic Realm 12th June 2011
LOVE THESE CREATURES 1st March 2013
Amazing Wildlife 9th March 2013

AndrewJonesFoto travel, nature and fine art of the human form. Based in The Rower, County Kilkenny, Ireland. Studio work and commissions accepted.
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Comments

  • Roger Mann
    Roger Mannover 3 years ago

    Synchronised posing and a testament to your direction skills Andrew – even the gulls take notice. :) Good clean colours and form here also.

  • Thanks Roger, yes the chicks did seem to mimic the parents stance!

    – Andrew Jones

  • Paul Bettison
    Paul Bettisonover 3 years ago

    Superb capture

  • Thank you Paul, most kind of you to visit and comment

    – Andrew Jones

  • NikonJohn
    NikonJohnover 3 years ago

    Stoic! Great poses.

  • Yes John, stoic is a good description! These birds are relentless predators and they do have the arrogance of a creature at the top of their food chain! Thanks for the comment, Andrew

    – Andrew Jones

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thank you Ray

    – Andrew Jones

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 3 years ago

    Congrats you’ve been featured in Celtic Realm

  • I’m delighted you have chosen to feature this photograph in the Group Martina, much appreciated, Andrew

    – Andrew Jones

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 3 years ago

    A really terrific capture!!!! Congratulations on being featured!!!! Bill

  • Thank you Bill, most kind of you to visit and comment on this photograph

    – Andrew Jones

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 3 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 1 year ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work
    .

  • Thanks Anne

    – Andrew Jones

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 1 year ago

    February 28, 2013

    BEAUTIFUL Capture!

  • Many thanks for featuring this in the Group Teresa

    – Andrew Jones

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 1 year ago


    1 March 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Thank you

    – Andrew Jones

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