Double-crested Cormorant Flight

Double-crested Cormorant Flight

Winter brings more Cormorants to the south, especially the marshes.

Double-crested Cormorant Flight
Double-crested Cormorant Flight
Double-crested Cormorant Flight
Double-crested Cormorant Flight

I caught this one just as he began to land and I managed to get focus. Cormorants are fast and really have little to help focus on with a background like these reeds. Most times I only watch unless they are much closer to open water.

Double-crested Cormorant Flight
Double-crested Cormorant Flight

Instead of diving down as he touched the surface it was a soft landing. That made the shots all the much better.

Double-crested Cormorant Flight
Double-crested Cormorant Flight

And better yet, he joined a White Pelican.

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