Sunday, May 04, 2014

Bolinas: Crab Season


So last Sunday we took a drive out to the North Bay and stopped at different points along the way. One of the stops was Bolinas. It was a lovely sunny day, thus a day in the beach was in order. Except that when we got there, the beach was nearly empty. There were a few people walking up and down the pebbly beach, a couple of surfers about to call it a day and there wasn't too much beach activity to photograph until I saw the gulls having the time of their life feeding. It was crab season in the low-tide beach and how lucky are these birds for their gourmet treats.

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Lucky birds, they don't need to shell out $6.99/lb for crab supper. I was surprised to find a lot of crabs that washed up on the shore.

MY WORLD TUESDAY

20 comments:

  1. A feastive time for the birds.
    Wonder how the crabs die. Is it due to the low tide? But crabs are amphibians right?

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  2. la nourriture est abondante et pas cher, ils en ont de la chance ...................

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  3. Wonderful to see so many birds, they must have had a feast.

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  4. Wonderful shots. Looks like they were well rewarded for their efforts.

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  5. Great series of shots ~ love oceanic look ~ for OWT ~

    xoxo

    artmusedog and carol, (A Creative Harbor)

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  6. Beautiful collection of your photos!
    They are beautifully realistic. My eyes are drown to the crab's eyes in the last one.

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  7. Terrific shots! What feast for those birds!

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  8. Great shots of birds, poor crabs though!

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  9. Nice interlude; I can smell the surf in your shots.




    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral

    =^..^= <3

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  10. Wonderful shots - got to feel a little sad for those crabs though?

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  11. Great shots of birds in action.

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  12. I have the same thoughts about the crabs. :) You've got some wonderful action shots of the birds.

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  14. Hi! Nice captures.It's interesting to see many gulls are eating crabs. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Lucky birds indeed - they've got it made!

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  16. A fine series showing these birds in everyday life on the beach. Excellent photos.

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  17. That crab is way too good to waste on those darn gulls! )))).

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