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Hey! You! Get Off Of My Raft!!! 20070812

Sturgeon Lake

'Bob', the gull on the right and a neighborhood resident, is very territorial
and fiercely defends the area he considers to be his domain, pictured here on a
swimming raft giving an interloping gull a most uncivil welcome as it so foolishly
tried to land on 'Bob's' raft.

Photographed near Lindsay, Ontario Canada.

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
1/640s f/5.6 at 300.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
Gonen02-Sep-2010 20:16
Really brilliant photography
Dan the Man17-Dec-2009 14:47
Bravo! Super catch!!! I like the title too!! V
photoblogmaker19-Nov-2009 11:56
excellent! v
Lieve Snellings02-Nov-2008 23:36
extra ordinary, great image, v
Guest 24-Sep-2008 15:30
just love the action of our mean feathered friend! ~ V
XiaoBernard9912-Jan-2008 11:05
Well seen.Perfect timing.Comments funny not incredible.Possible ,sometime I hear some discussion like this.
Raśl Semoloni04-Oct-2007 00:52
Great Catch!!V
Guest 24-Sep-2007 11:31
wasn't that a Stones song?
mathilda williams16-Sep-2007 20:20
timing is everything!
good capture
Brett Hochkins03-Sep-2007 18:27
Brilliant. Vote
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik22-Aug-2007 01:25
Perfect timing! Wonderful shot.
Guest 15-Aug-2007 10:19
A great picture of bird's communication, V
Kathy Thompson12-Aug-2007 23:23
He's certainly getting his message across! Great action shot that tells a story!
Tom Munson12-Aug-2007 19:01
Great action.
Silvia Roitman12-Aug-2007 17:29
Guest 12-Aug-2007 17:15
great shot and timing.
David Grundy12-Aug-2007 15:53
The interloper seems to be looking at us, as if to say, "What did I do wrong???"
Renee Lockett12-Aug-2007 15:33
hehehee! What a fun shot and title. :)