Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)

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    Another image from my Elkhorn Slough Photography Safari ( This time a Double-crested Cormorant taking flight. I shot this at f/7.1 with my lens resting on my knees. I knew the bird would eventually take off as we got closer, so was ready to fire away as soon as it did.

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    Nikon D300
    AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4G ED VRII

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    hornbost, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Susan Hall Frazier 33 months ago | reply

      Nice action shot and an interesting pose.

    2. Roberto Harrop 33 months ago | reply

      Super fantastic shot!

    3. Edison 43 33 months ago | reply

      Nice in-flight capture.

    4. Cornell Lab of Ornithology 33 months ago | reply

      This photo appears on the home page of All About Birds, a free online bird resource from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, during the week of June 28 - July 5, 2012. Thank you for Birdsharing, and for helping people learn about birds.

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