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Herring Gulls are a very large gull, they are the quintessential gray-and-white, pink-legged "seagulls." When people think of seagulls, the first picture in ones mind is generally the Herring Gull.
These birds are living in the waters of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are highly adaptable, and can be found in many many places.
This series of photos was taken behind the Discovery World Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 28th, 2013. I had gone down to this area to see an Eared Grebe, that is normally not seen in my part of the world. These two Herring Gulls, fought over this fish, until it was torn in two, at which point both grabbed their share of this game of tug of war, and swallowed it whole as fast as possible.
Spotted on Apr 28, 2013
Submitted on Apr 30, 2013
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I just want you to know that you take Awesome pictures, William!
Thanks much Ava T-B
Wonderful and bloody series!
Thanks Jennifer Roge
That is gruesome!!
Thank you so very much, Satyen!
Great series Will!
Thank you so very much cranbrook-sda-youth1, Ava T-B and Kranti Azad. It was wonderful to be able to watch and capture this moment in time.
stunning series !
Thanks Ali Hemati Pour
WoW!! Very Nice...
Incredible and amazing series.
NehemiahBrandySteinbrecher, This was quite wonderful to watch. I could post a few dozen photos or more actually of the entire battle for the right to this fish. I happened to be the only person in the area, to see this Tug of War happen, and was thrilled to have my camera, and make the captures
This is a fabulous series of pics. I bet that was fun to watch.