I waited more than 15 minutes with my eye on the view finder for this bird to take to flight so that I could click a 'seagul in flight'. But this lazy bird other ideas. It stayed put and kept tempting me by wriggling and flapping its wings. Eventuly I gave up and took my eye of the view finder - next thing I sea , it took off ! Typical. I would have shot that bird that day if I had a gun. I swear. That explains how difficult is wild life photgraphy is. Hats off to those who do it waiting days and months.
Achill Island April 9th 2006 Achill Island
Interesting name for a tiny, picturesque island off the west coast of Ireland. It might be tiny in size, but it holds the record as "biggest" island off the coast of Ireland ! Great place to spend a weekend off to escape the stresses of the urban life. I love driving around the country side and I happen to discover this place by chance as I was driving around the beautiful and tranq ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Mayo » Westport Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more