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A bald raven in breeding plumage
A cormorant fly by. Have never been this close to cormorants in the UK. They tend to stay a bit further away from us. Phalacrocorax - means bald raven (hence the title); carbo - charcoal.
Habitat
Wetland
Location
Oostvaardersplassen, Netherlands
Date taken
April 2017
Scientific name
Phalacrocorax carbo
Equipment used
Canon EOS 450D; 100-400mm
A nicely detailed flight shot of this cormorant. Thanks for the explanation of your title!
 
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LOL that'd be a good one for April 1st Sandeep... it fooled me for a minute till I read your explanation. I had no idea of the meaning.

Another fine picture here of this cormie in flight - thanks laddie.
 

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Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Jaysan
Date added
View count
134
Comment count
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Device
Canon Canon EOS 450D
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1600
ISO
250
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
IMG_1440.JPG
File size
502.8 KB
Date taken
Thu, 13 April 2017 10:58 AM
Dimensions
1200px x 711px

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