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Rome, Lazio, Italy

a resourceful mother gull situated her nest in a flowerpot on a Roman rooftop...the chicks seemed to be doing well there too...this view from the adjacent rooftop terrace of my hotel

Nikon D90
Nikkor 18-200mm - 1/320s f/8.0 at 135.0mm iso200 full exif

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Jeff Real30-Nov-2013 15:03
What an amazing image to bring home from this trip...simply perfect ~V~
Sofia Solomennikova21-Jun-2010 20:50
beautiful seagull family in a very unusual setting, Italy keeps amazing! V
Alain Boussac18-Jun-2010 15:32
Rare and superb. V.
Giancarlo Guzzardi18-Jun-2010 06:58
beautiful scene in town, I like the right DOF
Mairéad17-Jun-2010 20:59
A very cute shot - hope they didn't make too much noise. V
Raymond Ma17-Jun-2010 17:22
Even Italian birds have style. Lovely to wake up to this. V
Aud Elise Sjøsæther17-Jun-2010 15:40
Oh, what a fantastic view you had! : ) V
Paco López17-Jun-2010 05:40
Excellent! V!
borisalex17-Jun-2010 03:45
What a cool find ! They are looking at you! Beautiful place for a nest! V.
Cindi Smith17-Jun-2010 03:20
Very smart. And, the babies are cute. Hope they don't fall off before they have their flying feathers! Too sweet of a capture!
Peter Sussex16-Jun-2010 21:04
Cute and perfect in all ways! Very well done David!
Máire Uí Mhaicín16-Jun-2010 20:27
Wonderful capture!
marie-jose wolff16-Jun-2010 20:08
She find a comfortable place for her nest, lovely capture! V
bill friedlander16-Jun-2010 20:02
Awesome shot of wildlife in a planter. Nice little flowers around to decorate the home. Great find and capture. V
lisamidi16-Jun-2010 19:58
This is such a lovely scene, so well spotted and shot! Love it! Must have been a great moment to to view this! BV
Silvia Roitman16-Jun-2010 19:24
fantastic capture!!!v
Guest 16-Jun-2010 18:45
an nguyen16-Jun-2010 18:33
Beautiful dof.
You are lucky, David.
Colin Storey16-Jun-2010 17:39
Very well spotted and captured and they look so cute and healthy. v
Steve Morris16-Jun-2010 16:02
Brilliant capture of plant-pot wild life!!BV
zyziza16-Jun-2010 15:37
Just amazing!!!
Walter O. Koenig16-Jun-2010 15:03
A smart gull indeed and one with taste. A wonderful capture of these three. What a cool find. "V"
Jim Coffman16-Jun-2010 14:43
That is such a smart gull! Very nice capture,David!! V
H2M16-Jun-2010 14:21
Rome is always full of unexpected moments. Lovely scene. V!
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