Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Curious Cormorant

A pretty Shorebird
The Double-Crested Cormorant
 
Usually seen in flocks,
this guy was by himself, hanging with the gulls.
 
He was a bit curious as he spotted me and I moved closer.
 
He posed for a few more pictures then slithered in to the lake.
They swim with just their head and neck above water.
 
 
I'm not sure what I like more here,
the Cormorant or the water!
 

22 comments:

  1. Oh he is a beauty. Obviously, he liked you taking his picture if he stood for several but I have to say that look he gave you was a little intimidating.....

    I agree the water is gorgeous....

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  2. Beautiful! Never seen one of these before! The water in that last shot is wonderful....hints of purple just for you!

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  3. Debbie, these are great shots of the Cormorants. He did pose nicely for you! I agree, the water on the last shot is beautiful!

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  4. Wonderful shots, Debbie. I like how the water looks in the photos -that last shot, especially!

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  5. Amazing pictures. I am just a ting bit envious,you see any pictures I have gotten of the Cormorants are not even worth posting. I love the last shot,both the bird and the water are beautiful.Well done,there girlfriend.

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  6. Oh that is so cool I have never seen one so close. Amazing photos and the water does look inviting but cold:) Hugs Debbie B

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  7. Debbie, these are great I love that last shot your right the water is just as gorgeous as the bird.

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  8. Beautiful photos! I've never been able to get very close to them. These are great, Debbie!

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  9. I love these birds! The look he's giving you is priceless. I'm with you on the water... it looks spectacular in that last photo.

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  10. He is definitely a pretty bird, and I love his gull friends too!

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  11. Hahaha - the look on his face in the third photo really made me chuckle! What a cute bird.

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  12. Oh he made me laugh...the way he was looking at you! great shots.

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  13. Hi Debbie...Great photos, and I like both the Cormorant and the water!
    I especially like the Cormorant face on..I have never seen one at that angle ...made me laugh!! He doesn't look like he has that long bill he has!! Probably should have his photos taken face on all the
    time ; )!!
    Great job girl
    <3 Grace

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  14. very cool 'snakehead'. :) great job, girlie!

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  15. He's a pretty boy! And I like the way the water looks in that last shot!

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  16. The shots are great and I see what you mean about the water it looks so smooth. You take such great pics!

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  17. You always capture such beautiful shots!

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  18. They are interesting birds; we have them in our area too!

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  19. Fabulous photos Debbie. Isn't it wonderful when you get ahead with picture taking? So many pictures, only so many blog posts, hehehe! All a good sign for having oodles of photos to share and I'll love looking at every one of them.

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  20. Such an unusual looking bird.

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