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

January 11, 2014

Gannet

Filed under: Birds,Black and White,Muriwai — Tags: — paul @ 7:05 am
Gannet in Flight

Gannet in Flight

The gannet colony in Muriwai is a great place to visit and to watch the elegance of these birds in the air. In strong winds, especially, this is an exhilarating experience.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.

18 Comments

  1. A perfect photo.

    Comment by Christian — January 11, 2014 @ 8:20 am

  2. Beautiful!

    Comment by HansHB — January 11, 2014 @ 8:45 am

  3. Great bird shot; I have problems getting is kind of photo.

    Comment by John — January 11, 2014 @ 9:18 am

  4. The grandeur of wings spread in flight. Beautiful.

    Comment by Gemma Wiseman — January 11, 2014 @ 9:49 am

  5. Excellent photo. Superb and elegant fliers.

    Comment by Dragonstar — January 11, 2014 @ 9:58 am

  6. A great photo!
    Wish, I could fly…

    Comment by Mascha — January 11, 2014 @ 8:28 pm

  7. Beautiful and great photo!

    Comment by Birgitta — January 11, 2014 @ 9:03 pm

  8. Simplicity and elegance – a bird in its right element.

    Comment by RuneE — January 11, 2014 @ 10:38 pm

  9. Fantastic shot of the bird in flight.

    Comment by Carver — January 12, 2014 @ 3:57 am

  10. Brilliant anf fantastic photo! Great job!

    Comment by LonettA — January 12, 2014 @ 5:23 am

  11. Nice work Paul.. two excellent in flight shots, not an easy capture.

    Comment by Grace — January 12, 2014 @ 5:38 am

  12. gorgeous moment in time!

    Comment by Laura Hegfield — January 12, 2014 @ 8:41 am

  13. That’s a stunning photo, birds in flight are very difficult to photograph.

    Comment by Wayne — January 12, 2014 @ 11:02 am

  14. Majestic! Wonderful picture !

    Comment by Karen — January 13, 2014 @ 12:43 am

  15. What a stunning shot of this flying bird!

    Comment by JM — January 13, 2014 @ 7:14 am

  16. Just perfect and beautiful!!

    Comment by Kicki — January 13, 2014 @ 8:41 am

  17. Lovely light. Fine composition. Great!

    Comment by Jarek — January 18, 2014 @ 2:10 am

  18. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to do that? Beautiful photo

    Comment by Taken For Granted — January 18, 2014 @ 5:28 am

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