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7th September 2012 Picture of the Day, Friday 7th September 2012
by Ian Burley

Juvenile gull, by Mike Parr


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Mike Parr posted this action capture shot on the DPNow forum recently. Mike felt he was lucky in a couple of senses - one in that this gull hadn't stolen his lunch and secondly that he had been lucky to get the capture at all. I would say Mike was very unlucky to get such a sharp picture of this gull but not quite get the tip of its right wing. But if Mike had not been set up to get a shot like this and actively looking for a picture, we wouldn't be featuring his picture on POTD here.

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