Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Birding Ocean City, Md

These shots are from Sept 18 and a quick visit to Ocean City, Md. Birding at the beach and Ocean City's inlet is usually good. On this day the most common bird I saw was the Ruddy Turnstone and a lot of gulls. The inlet and the rock jetty is the place I head to for birding in Ocean City. It was a crowded weekend for Ocean City it was biker week. I have never seen so many motorcycles, they were on the crowded road  and every parking lot.

The weather was perfect for spending the day at the beach.





Ruddy Turnstones

They can be id by the necklace they wear around their necks and their orange legs.






Cute seagull

I love the shadow this gull has created, it looks like he is leading an orchestra


Fishing boats coming back in


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Thanks for stopping by to see my post, have a great week.

40 comments:

  1. Wow great photographs, I feel as though I am on the beach!! I love the gull and its shadow, when enlarged it looked incredible. My hubby would of enjoyed the bikes being an ex biker!!

    Have a good day, Jackie in Surrey, UK.

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  2. The seagull is leading an orchestra. Can't you hear what the waves are playing?

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  3. Bellissime foto, in questi giorni di autunno...
    Buona serata :)
    Myriam

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  4. Lovely beach, blue sky and beautiful sea - and the birds are wonderful too, especially the conductor :-)

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  5. Beautiful shots of the beach. It looks so inviting. I love the shadow shot with the gull!

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  6. That is a beautiful coastline, isn't it Eileen. Birding must be wonderful there.

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  7. what a lovely place this is. is your header from the same beach too?

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  8. WOW! With this on your doorstep, why would you want to travel? :)

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  9. Love the long stretch of the coast line. So many birds to see.

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  10. Such nice shots. It really was a beautiful day at the beach wasn't it?

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  11. Absolutely stunning shots and I love the bird life.

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  12. the birdie and his shadow is excellent!

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  13. This is such a beautiful place. Love all your lovely photos.

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  14. Really enjoying your photos, Eileen...

    http://thehappyfamilies.blogspot.com/2010/10/water-for-good-health.html

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  15. A beautiful place for birding and photography. Yes, that shadow of the gull is fantastic.

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  16. great shots of a very nice beach. i love its very fine sands.
    mine is posted here. have a great day!

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  17. amazing bird shots! yes, the shadow of the seagull is beautiful. and the "resting" gull is so cute--it's enjoying the scenery.:p

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  18. Wonderful pics! Love the seagull :)

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  19. Ocean City Maryland!!!! It holds a great memory in my heart....this is the first time I ever stepped foot in the Atlantic....long long ago!!

    My watery photos are shrimp boats coming in and a sailboat going out. Do stop by if you get a chance.

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  20. I can understand that you had a nice day at the beach!
    Beautiful photos!

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  21. Great pictures! The one of the seagull & it's shadow immediately reminded me of the movie The Karate Kid! I know that's totally random but it was honestly the first thought that poppped in my head!

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  22. Looks like a lovely day at the beach.

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  23. You sure get to nice spots Eileen. Those turnstones look a bit out of place to me because over here across the pond we regard them as more of a winter bird.

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  24. a great post for a birder and oceanlover like me. :)

    And I love the new header photo of yours. :)

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  26. i really love the second from last image too, just amazing!

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  27. I love beautiful photos and your's are great! Love the bird shots! I am just learning a little about how to take pictures -- without cutting off someone's head!

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  28. My favorite spot is at the beach. Lovely, just lovely photos.
    Joyce M

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  29. oh how lovely...a favorite place for my family...we have been visiting OC for 32 summers!

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  30. Great photos! I love the beach in the Fall...not crowded and there are so many birds to watch.

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  31. Don't you love the beach? I wonder, how warm is the water now?

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  32. I'm blogging while eating supper. Before I got to this post, I showed my husband your header photo, and the photos from your latest post. I told him you go to the most beautiful places in nature.

    Then, I got to these photos, which I also showed him, as I was saying, "Wow, wow!"

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Hello, Thanks for stopping by my blog. This is my blog about the birds I see, I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. They might not always be the best of photos because I like to keep photos as a record of where and when I see them.
I appreciate all your comments and I will always try to return the favor and visit your blog.

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Have a great day, Eileen