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Little Grebe taking a dive

Little Grebe taking a dive

I sat watching this little fellow for 2 hours and managed to catch him at the moment he dived. I quite like the photo stood on end, it looks like a strange plant in a vase.
Vera , Almeria, Spain
Date taken
Dec 2014
Equipment used
Canon 500D + Canon EF 400mm 5.6
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LOL you've quick reactions Parryman... I usually just end up with the disturbed water LOL.

A super picture showing his diving action - very well done lad.
You've either got very good reactions or extreme patience as the Little Grebe gives no warning of its dive and I've always missed it. Great capture and thanks for sharing.
Frank, I sadly sat for hours before I realised it sort of tucks its bum just before it dives. I assume it is the action of bringing its legs forward to get the propulsion to dive.

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