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Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant)

Water bird that isn't waterproof. Genius. We watched this guy bring up a little sole and have trouble swallow it. The sea gulls descended and eventually stole the fish from him. I felt sorry for the bird, but really sorry for the fish.

Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Sunday, February 19th, 2006 at 3:13 PM
Exposure: 1/2500 sec at f4.0
ISO: 400 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 26% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 585mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant)
Tag: bird
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 2192 x 1461

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