Snapped early morning at New Brighton Beach. Share this:FacebookPinterestTumblrGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related birdsSeagulls Email Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+ LinkedIn PreviousChinese Lantern FestivalNextFerrier Fountain with Rainbow The Author Michelle Michelle is a Christchurch web designer and photography fan living in Christchurch New Zealand. 7 Comments Abraham Lincoln 9 years ago When I saw the small photo on the portal I thought it was an alligator leaping out of the water. What a surprise to see a bird. Abraham Lincoln backyard birds Jacob 9 years ago Boy, it must be tough: have to get up early in the morning, go down to a beautiful beach with sunrise and fantastic birds flying by. I feel sorry for you. But I must say, amidst my sorrow, that is a gorgeous shot. Michelle 9 years ago It’s a tough life I know! 🙂 Thanks for the comments babooshka 9 years ago Incredible catch and so beautiful julie scottsdale daily photo 9 years ago what a beautiful photo and it makes a seagull look so elegant in flight. stunning. this could be a poster JM 9 years ago Fantastic shot! Just beautiful. Lachezar 8 years ago Such a beautiful photograph, magnificent capture of the bird’s flight this very special light. Absolutely fantastic! Cheers Michelle!