|Greater Black-backed Gull (world's largest gull)|
|Lesser Black-backed Gull (which breeds on the Atlantic coast of Europe)|
|Forster's Tern (left), Bonaparte's Gull (right)|
|Young Herring Gull|
On my Thursday morning stroll, I saw something out in the lake, among the birds, swimming toward shore.
|What's that floating in the water? Not Neptune's only daughter.|
|Mink after a morning swim|
Such a beautiful creature, it took all my inner strength not to club it to death with a piece of driftwood and skin it to make a winter hat.