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Juvenile Black Skimmers Visit Sandy Point

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Bits-n-Pieces on September 5, 2011

Hurricane Irene blew in a lot of shore birds not typically seen along the Massachusetts coast, including these **juvenile Black Skimmers.

Itallica on September 6, 2011

They are discussing "Where are we now?"

Itallica on September 6, 2011

And one says to the other "Who decided to take that fork in the road?

Nawitka on September 10, 2011

"Dude, I don't see no party! Where's the babes? Can I take off the party hat now?"

stoneboat on September 13, 2011

"Dude! Chill. You are so juvenile."

Liam Wolff on September 13, 2011

Nice shot. They're so cute!


Warmest wishes, Liam ;)

kamalyn on September 26, 2011

LOL, Tery - yeah, probably something along the lines of 'Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore!' ;)

haha Nawtika - or perhaps 'Duuuuude, why are our party hats on the front of our faces??????'

Thanks Liam! They sure were cute, and much smaller than I'd thought skimmers were. And very nicely, they weren't very skittish at all, so let me get pretty close to them. It was quite a treat!

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  • Uploaded on September 5, 2011
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    by Bits-n-Pieces
    • Taken on 2011/08/31 18:11:53
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash