Seagulls in the park. This magnification shows the coast of Cape Ann across Ipswich Bay.
Common Gull, high tide
Sign cautioning the public about the seals
Massive sand dumps in 2011 on the north in an effort to preserve real estate soon washed south to Bar Head Rocks shown here covered inches deep. The troughs around the rocks indicate the depth of the build-up. In its native state this is not a beach. Castle Hill, Ipswich, shown across Ipswich Bay to the left.
Bar Head Rocks in their native state before the dumping of 2011. View is toward Emerson Rocks on the federal reservation to the north, with a strip of beach between.