13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Laughing Gull in flight

This Laughing Gull was fighting a strong wind coming from the South/South East. After awhile he gave up and just glided letting the wind blow him backwards.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 08.2015
Photo Location: Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © randel waites