My 3rd post on those impressive black Cormorants that return every year on autumn, to the same Eucalyptus tree (actually inhabit two trees), and stay until late winter . Picture taken grooming their feathers on a sunny Saturday
Weight about 1.5-2.8Kg, it's wingspan from 121 to 160cm,
It's scientific name: Phalacrocorax carbo. .
Same family as in this post from Nov.27'10 .
The location map: 32.0968, 34.7899
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rodgerg (55767) 2010-12-24 1:43
A vety good natural shot with these blacks comornas. the black color of the birds arise very well in the green of the BG.
snunney (89018) 2010-12-24 4:08
A fine composition of these majestic birds. They are nicely spread out to produce a pleasing well balanced image. The birds stand out well from their background. Season's Greetings!
pierrefonds (59812) 2010-12-24 6:35
The branches are framing well the birds. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the cormorants. The morning light is bringing out the colors. Have a nice day.
eldancer1 (31409) 2010-12-24 9:26
Very nice capture of those birds. Great vantage point and good dof with sharp details. Nice colors. Well done, tfs.
I wish you and your family a safe and a happy holidays.
danos (89911) 2010-12-27 8:01
nice the view of the sitting black cormorants on the branch of the Eucalyptus tree.I like the way that outlined against the blue sky.
jmdias (58512) 2011-01-04 15:34
nice view of these birds. I liked the way they are framed here. good light and sharpness. good job
AKITA (15125) 2011-01-20 21:12
a beautiful picture of wonderful black cormorants,
shining green/black feathers are impressive,
various postures of every birds is well captured,
and eucalyptus tree is beautiful too,
thank you for your excellent shot,
clic (15912) 2012-02-12 6:52
Many thanks Ike
Those opposite diagonals convied by the slanted tree top and the perch create an attractive eye catcher on
the fishing story idle chatter!!
gilbertom (2426) 2012-04-11 11:43
In Brazil, the cousin of your bird is called (Phalacrocorax brasilianus)
You can see it at:
Good photo, great moment.
mcmtanyel (16017) 2015-07-02 21:28
I don't think I have seen black cormorants on a tree until I came across this photo. Well seen and nicely rendered, TFS!
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (62111)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-12-18
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/250 seconds
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- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Birds, animals and other nature's creatures [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-12-24 1:04