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Posted on 09/30/2013


Photo taken on September 29, 2013



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Charles D Therit (c) 2011-2013
Double-crested Cormorant
2X
Extender
Juvenile
50D
Cormorant
Colorado Springs
Colorado
United States
USA
Canon
immature
400mm
landing
in flight
Double-crested


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Double-crested Cormorant - Juvenile

Double-crested Cormorant - Juvenile
Colorado Springs, CO - One of many young cormorants that have decided to spend a few days here in the city feeding and resting on their journey south for winter. While Colorado is listed as summer territory, I don't see as many as I do during the spring/fall migrations. This guy was kind enough to make a pass over the water before turning back into the sunlight for his landing. With such large webbed feet, it is easy to see why they can swim so fast both above and below the surface of the water ...

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/double-crested_cormorant/id

NOTE: This is an image copy which might be smaller and/or have less resolution than the original which can be found at: www.flickr.com/photos/ctofcsco/10018276144

Fotoamateur62, Peter Van Der Houwen, TKJ1966, Suus and 11 other people have particularly liked this photo


13 comments - The latest ones
Ruth S Hart
Ruth S Hart
Stunning BIF shot, only ever seen them sitting ....................
3 years ago.
Christel Ehretsmann
Christel Ehretsmann
just great !
3 years ago.
Poulet Santivasa Anantnitivate
Poulet Santivasa Ana…
Great capture!
3 years ago.
pajmcb
pajmcb
Fantastic shot, Charles!
Great picture!
Excellent work!
3 years ago.
Ulrich
Ulrich
sehr schön
3 years ago.
bluehazyjunem
bluehazyjunem
wild and lovely!
3 years ago.
Gerda
Gerda
Absolutely gorgeous and wonderful in flight capture...fantastic focus, colors and light!

Seen and admired in *Bilder Freunde - Amis photos - Pictures friends*
3 years ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Amazing in-flight capture!
3 years ago.
Juan
Juan
Nice work,fantastic capture and composition !!
3 years ago.
Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson
Fantastic capture.
3 years ago.
Suus
Suus
superbe bif over here as well !!!
3 years ago.
TKJ1966
TKJ1966
Schöne Aufnahme! Danke fürs zeigen.
3 years ago.
Peter Van Der Houwen
Peter Van Der Houwen
Outstanding capture!
3 years ago.