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More from the Seaside

Something of a follow-up to yesterday’s post, but this time from further along the seafront in what is most definitely Hove. This part of the beach is much quieter than the busy Brighton end, and much more relaxing. This is looking back along the front towards Brighton.

View from Hove to Brighton beach

And this shot is looking even further west, towards Shoreham which you can see in the distance.

View of Hove beach

Being the beach there are gulls. Herring gulls mainly. Unlike the ‘Brighton’ gulls these ones tended not to dive bomb every passer-by in the hope of grabbing food; but given the chance the Hove birds do know how scavenge. This mini-flock has just descended on some discarded fish and chips.

Flock of greedy herring gulls, Hove, East Sussex

Flock of greedy herring gulls, Hove, East Sussex

And now for a fox. This is Bully Boy.

Portrait of a fox cub

Portrait of a fox cub

Camera note: all beach shots taken with the Canon 7D and EF 24-105 F4L IS USM lens. The fox cub photographed with the EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM lens.

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