Scenes from the Shoreline, Stanley Park

This is a quick sequence of shots featuring glaucous-winged gulls and black oystercatchers, those amazing and loud shorebirds that look like a “crow smoking a carrot”, to quote a colleague of mine.

I was trying out the video capacity of my Nikon D7000 with a Sigma 50-500 “Bigma” lens.

This is why I live in Vancouver. Not ten minutes’ walk from my apartment, I am on a wild Pacific shoreline.

black oystercatcher
black oystercatcher

Stanley Park was recently named the best park in the world. I know it has my vote. If you’re interested in helping take care of this great place, get involved with the Stanley Park Ecology Society. They rock.

ring-billed gull, Stanley Park
ring-billed gull

 

 

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