New York-Day 3-June 18

29 Jul


On Tuesday took the subway to Coney Island to visit Nathan’s and sample the famous frankfurters. Instead I had chips [french-fries] with a disgusting liquid “cheese”.

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The other thing Coney Island is famous for is the fun fair.

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At least I had the chance to photograph some gulls on the beach.

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Ring-billed Gull

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Laughing Gull

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American Herring Gull

Ventured onto the beach to get shots of birds on the rocks. Always feel like a voyeur going onto beaches with scantily clad women!

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Double-crested Cormorants, American Herring Gulls and Ring-billed Gull.

From Coney Island headed to Grand Central Station.

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Grand Station Station main atrium.

Next was the UN building.

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Biblical inscription opposite UN building. Great ideal but no sign yet of it being heeded.

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The UN building.

Then headed to the Empire State Building, timing our visit to coincide with sunset

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Empire State building from the “sidewalk”.

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Where’s King Kong?

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The Flat Iron building

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Macy’s

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It’s a long way down!

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Manhattan all lit up including Chrysler Building

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Sunset over Manhattan

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Finally headed to Times Square.

IMG_0305US Force recruitment in Times Square

IMG_0306 My hero Bender

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I found Times Square a bit too much. The lights are so bright! Also very busy but it had been a long day.

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  1. Purple Hairstreak | hullvalley - August 3, 2013

    […] [Editorial note:- due to the light evenings and good weather I've found it hard to find time to blog. I'll try and do one occasionally so don't think I've given up! I had a week in New York in June and although not a birding trip I did take a few pictures. Currently posting these on another blog [which I hope my regular followers are keeping up with] with so far birds from Central Park and Coney Island.] […]

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