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Cormorant Point


Cormorant Point
Photo Information
Copyright: Bill Houghton (poppygan59) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 237 W: 0 N: 344] (2516)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-12-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 5D, Canon EF100-400 IS L
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-07-05 10:46
Viewed: 2542
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The gangly Double-crested Cormorant is a prehistoric-looking, matte-black fishing bird with yellow-orange facial skin. Though they look like a combination of a goose and a loon, they are relatives of frigatebirds and boobies and are a common sight around fresh and salt water across North America—perhaps attracting the most attention when they stand on docks, rocky islands, and channel markers, their wings spread out to dry. These solid, heavy-boned birds are experts at diving to catch small fish.

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Hi Bill,
Perfect photo of these bird. Amazing colours. Nice composition.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

Ciao Bill.
Splendida coppia di cormorani con dei colori stupendi,grande nitidezza e sopratutto ottimi dettagli bene la composizione complimenti.
Ciao Marco.

Hello Bill,
This is a very impressive capture of a lovely species. I like especially the POV of the two birds. A great image with splendid water birds difficult to catch, are a splendid subject.
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

Another great bird photo Bill! Excellent composition, fantastic colors and impressive sharpness.
Regards,
Christodoulos

amazing colours, I love their eyes, TFS Ori

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  • tree Silver Star Critiquer [C: 28 W: 0 N: 14] (8)
  • [2012-07-07 12:23]

Hi Bill,
This picture is very pleasing to the eyes. I like the sharp, crips colors. Good POV and the eyes really says wonders for this photo.
Gary

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