There was a huge flock of gulls at the beach today drawn to concentrations of white bait in the water. Some let me come quite close. This specific picture caught my eye because of the beautiful textures in the sand.
Canon 600D, Tamron 18-270mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD. Focal length 270mm, Exposure 1/400sec at f8, ISO 100, Focus auto, VC on, Flash none, Filter UV.