Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Pied Shag

Pied Shag Taking Off

Pied Shag Taking Off

After a period of diving for fish, the plumage of shags is heavy with water, and they require quite a lengthy ‘runway’ to take to the air.

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  1. Nefertiti

    Tres jolie photo,bravo !

  2. Sylvia Kirkwood

    What a beautiful bird and a new one to me! Such a wonderful, watery reflection for the day, Paul! Hope you have a great weekend!

  3. J Bar

    Great capture.

  4. 'Tsuki

    That is actually the fisrt bird I see skimming… O_o

    Fantastic shot indeed !

  5. Stefan Jansson

    I like this one.

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