Ponds and lakes in our area are frozen and mostly covered with ice. I went and walked around some of them and saw a few hardy birds. Flocks of dunlins were flying around, landing and taking off near any open water spot.
This herring gull was or had just finished eating a mussel, I believe.
Other gulls were half asleep in broad daylight, maybe trying to conserve their body heat.
Only one juvenile Herring Gull was doing aerial acrobatics for my camera.