Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 86
Word count: 100 words
“Dad! Look. Seagulls,” Matt yelled as they rounded the corner.
“There is no such thing as Seagulls.”
“They’re right there,” Matt pointed at the birds perched on the pier.
“Son, those are Gulls. Most likely the Western Gull or perhaps a Glaucous-winged Gull, but I doubt we are in their territory.”
Matt’s eyebrows scrunched together as he looked at his father.
“Ornithologists and biologists identify them as gulls. A seagull is a misnomer, people use the name to describe black and white birds that live along the shore.”
“Gulls,” Matt repeated before he ran at the birds with outstretched arms.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer