Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

July 28, 2012

Pied Shag

Filed under: Birds,Reflections — paul @ 7:02 am
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.

For more weekend reflections, go to James’ Weekend Reflections site.

5 Comments

  1. Tres jolie photo,bravo !

    Comment by Nefertiti — July 28, 2012 @ 9:11 am

  2. 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!

    Comment by Sylvia Kirkwood — July 28, 2012 @ 10:09 am

  3. Great capture.

    Comment by J Bar — July 28, 2012 @ 10:19 am

  4. That is actually the fisrt bird I see skimming… O_o

    Fantastic shot indeed !

    Comment by 'Tsuki — July 28, 2012 @ 6:25 pm

  5. I like this one.

    Comment by Stefan Jansson — July 28, 2012 @ 10:14 pm

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