On a birding boat ride on the bay (huh, how do you like that?) during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird festival a Bald Eagle threw all these Black-legged Kittiwakes into a swirling cloud around Bird Rock.  It was a sight to behold!

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15 responses to “Skywatch

  1. WOW – that is a beautiful photo! I never get to see Kittiwakes in that kind of quantity and so close.

  2. Very cool! Amazing close-up!

  3. Looks like a scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s movie! Great capture.

  4. Super nice shot…
    Great composition! Well done.
    Best regards, Don.

  5. A Great skywatch capture! I never tire of seeing birds in the sky!

  6. I love to see the birds on the wing. Nice shot. MB

  7. great picture. the way you captured is great.

  8. Wow, I love this photo! Lovely sky and colors, and capturing all the birds like that is great! It’s even better enlarged.

  9. Wow!! awesome capture! Love the bald eagle, beautiful! Happy SWF..

  10. Great – my kind of shot! Wonderful!
    Cheers, Klaus

  11. Love the kittwakes…love saying kittiwakes.

  12. Jeesh… and I thought they were gulls.

    (Some birder I am!)

    Great shot.

  13. I can imagine what a racket they made!

  14. Captivating photo–feels like I am flying out there with them!

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