After two days of driving with a bad back, I finally made it to the beach to photograph some Black Skimmers with chicks. Most of the chicks were about six weeks old, but I did find a couple of birds with chicks that looked about a week old. Though the day was quite cloudy I managed to get a couple of shots I was happy with. If birds nest here next year I will be back when the lot hatches.
By the way, after an hour or more shooting, I forgot all about the pain in my back. I tell you.....photography is a miracle cure!
Nikon D800, Nikkor 80-400mm f/4-5.6VRII @ 400mm, 1/200 second @ f10