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The Fisherman Rests by George Cousins

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Cormorants are very prevalent all around the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Expert fishermen, they spend most of the day out on the ocean, diving for fish. When evening comes,they come ashore to roost for the night, though not usually on an old sawed-off tree stump. I think this one was contemplating one last foray before the rather stormy night fell. I shone a small flashlight on the stump to get a bit of illumination without scaring him away, they can be very wary if you get too close. In the background are the Olympic Mountains in Washington State across the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Feb. 16, 2011
Fuji S100FS camera

Featured in Absolute Clarity
Featured in Live and Let Live
Featured in Pacific Northwest Group
Featured in I Love Birds
Featured in Artists Universe
Featured in Love These Creatures
Featured in Image Writing
Featured in The Where on Earth Is This Group
Featured in Canadian Artists
Featured in Holiday Sights Group

In the Top 10 of the “The sun have many colours Challenges” of the Featured For A Challenge Group

Comments

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful…

  • Hi Gail, many thanks my friend!

    – George Cousins

  • Robert H Carney
    Robert H Carneyabout 3 years ago

    Very nicely done, George!

  • Good morning Robert, and many thanks for the honour!

    – George Cousins

  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...about 3 years ago

    Such a great moment! Congratulations on your well-deserved feature!

  • Thanks very much Celeste,greatly appreciated!

    – George Cousins

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52about 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature George.

    Cheers Jude

  • Hi Jude, really appreciate your kind comment, thank you!

    – George Cousins

  • Laurie Minor
    Laurie Minorabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful image, George!

  • Thank you Laurie, glad you liked it!

    – George Cousins

  • Sally Kate Yeoman
    Sally Kate Yeomanabout 3 years ago

    Stunning photo! I like taking photos of cormorants too.

  • They are really photogenic birds! I love trying to catch them in the morning and evening when they tend to roost a bit longer. Glad you liked it!

    – George Cousins

  • Stan Wojtaszek
    Stan Wojtaszekabout 3 years ago

    Excellent capture, George !
    Congrats on the feature, as well. :)

  • Good morning Stan! It was a bit of a fluke, I didn’t expect the bird to come flying in and perch. Sometimes I win..lol! Thanks for the kind words!

    – George Cousins

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanabout 3 years ago

    Stunning work!!!

  • Hi Monica, very many thanks for the Feature, I think this is the first one I’ve had in your Group! It’s an honour!

    – George Cousins

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 3 years ago

    Absolutely marvellous, George. And such an amazing background, too. Very nicely captured, my friend!

  • You’re too kind Mike..but I’ll accept it! lol! I was taking a bunch of scenes as the sun went down, kind of a dreary moody evening, but then that pink glow started and the bird came along and it all came together. Sometimes it really does work!

    – George Cousins

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 3 years ago

    1 Image per 24 HRS 2011/10/23

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