Dive Bomb

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© Robin Perkins
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Yes he's coming for me, but I'm feeding them.
They were fed by my mammaw (grandmother) everyday at the same time- 4pm. While I was at her house for her funeral I went out on the porch at 4pm, not thinking of the birds till they all started landing on the porch & flying over head. It made me smile, they missed her too. In her memory I fed them. They would loop around and around, then one at a time, dive down closer to me, slightly pausing right above me and wait for me to toss a piece of bread. It was like she taught them to take turns.

11 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (19 May 2011):

    I so miss the gulls and this is a wonderful way to remember your mother. Beautiful shot!

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins said (19 May 2011):

    thank you very much, it was my grandmother, we called her mammaw

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (19 May 2011):

    I think the sea gulls are sending you a message through your beloved late grandmother to keep feeding them in her memory and to also feed the beautiful song birds of nature who bring such joy with their presence as well...A wonderful capture, Robin...Keep up the great work.

  • Niharika Sanyal

    Niharika Sanyal said (20 May 2011):

    Beautiful shot, wonderful clarity!

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  • sandeep mishra

    sandeep mishra gave props (21 May 2011):

    Very very nice

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (25 May 2011):

    Great action capture, love that blue sky!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (26 May 2011):

    Cool capture!

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (4 Feb 2012):

    Great entry! Voted!

  • Carlo Pagan

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  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    Great entry for the theme! Voted!

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins said (8 Feb 2012):

    thanks for your votes, but I decided to change my "ants eye view" picture

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