Previous Cormorant Flying By
43 of 79 from Hong Kong

Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)

You can see all of the cormorants perched in the trees behind. Apparently their guano signifigantly changes the chemistry in the area.

Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Sunday, November 5th, 2006 at 1:26 PM
Exposure: 1/1000 sec at f4.5
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 28% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 558mm lens on a 35mm camera
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: Asia, East Asia, China, Hong Kong, Mai Po Marshes
Scientific Name: species related to Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)
Tag: bird, Hong Kong, Mai Po Nature Reserve
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 2301 x 1534

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong > Cormorant Flying By

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