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Do you remember the bit in the film “Karate Kid” where he stands on the posts by the sea and stands on one leg,raising his arms and in my mind looking like a seagull?
Here is a seagull looking like the Karate Kid.
A Mediterranean Gull on the beach car park at Workington,West Cumbria.
Athough these gulls are relatively rare in the UK,this one has been at Workington for some time now.I first saw him in October 2012.This was 7th Jan 2013,and another tick to my 2013 birdlist (now at 68)
He is known to the locals as “Stumpy” as he has a bad leg that is always tucked up underneath him.In this instance I caught him in the act of landing.
Sony Alpha 350 DSLR Tamron 70-300 zoom at 300mm edited in Photoshop Elements

Living in the English Lake District,Cumbria,NW England with a love of photographing locations in Cumbria and Scotland, especially landscapes.

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  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradouralmost 2 years ago

    AHHH poor ole chap, a bit like me Jamie (Legless)

  • Have you been at the sherry again Malcolm? LOL, Happy New Year

    – Jamie Green

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradouralmost 2 years ago

    hee hee welllllllll I did have a few wee Drams Jamie. how about you??????///

  • I still have the hangover…I was on homemade Victoria Plum Vodka

    – Jamie Green

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfalmost 2 years ago

    He looks ready to give someone a damn good kicking. Could be a lethal combination…a kicking, then a pecking and then the other thing they are so good at shatting on the head. Nice shot Jamie.

  • Lol,I think someone had given him a good kicking.You know what the local gulls can be like. Cheers mate

    – Jamie Green

  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartalmost 2 years ago

    Hehe, “Look what I can do mum!”..Love it Jamie! :)

  • Lol,thanks Meg

    – Jamie Green

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