I was going through some of my old photos and doing some house keeping. I found a few photos from previous trips to Bayfront Park that I hadn't posted and thought I'd share them. I haven't done much of getting out to photograph anything of late. Life is quite busy at the moment!
|Mute Swan taking off.|
I enjoy watching terns make their hunting circuits over the water. There is something about how they fly that I like. Their wing strokes are different from gulls, more definite and crisp with a kind of movement that somehow brings the word "lilt" to mind. It seems so effortless, and you can see them sure ahead with every stroke. They like to set up a number of loops which they patrol a few times, and switching between them periodically. When a small fish is seen close enough to the surface, they tuck and plummet into the water to pursue the prey.
|Common Tern looking for lunch.|