Oh Ya they call him the Streak by Michael Cummings


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Who says you cannot walk on water. When defending their territory Pied Billed Grebes will chase away a foe by running across the surface of the water.

Nikon D300
ISO 400
EV 0.00
Spot Metering
No Flash
550 MM


birds, ecology, habitat, lakes, marshes, nature, pied billed grebe, ponds, waterfowl, wildlife


  • Lee-Anne Carver
    Lee-Anne Carverover 4 years ago

    I love this! Comical but educational. What a crisp and wonderful image.

  • Thanks very much Lee-Anne, it is surprising how fast the can run on the surface

    – Michael Cummings

  • Ted Busby
    Ted Busbyover 4 years ago

    What a gas!
    Love it; perfect timing Mike!

  • Thanks Ted :-)

    – Michael Cummings

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 4 years ago

    That is just amazing! Another wonderful shot from you, Michael. I’m in awe!

  • Thank you very much Aunt Dot

    – Michael Cummings

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkerover 4 years ago

    Well done. Great capture my friend…Tom

  • Thank you Tom :-)

    – Michael Cummings

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...over 4 years ago

    beautiful shot Michael. Now if only the babies were still on the back :-)

  • Now that would be something to see LOL

    – Michael Cummings

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeover 4 years ago

    LOL, great action shot!

  • Thanks Kay

    – Michael Cummings

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithover 4 years ago

    You must already know this,…but you have some awesome shots of wild life,..This shot is just wonderful,….I would love to see this in person,…

  • Thank you very much John

    – Michael Cummings

  • toby snelgrove  IPA
    toby snelgrove...over 4 years ago

    How did you nail this? must have been running on your horizontal plain .. excellent.

  • Got very lucky Toby, usually I see their backside they are quick

    – Michael Cummings

  • Beve Brown-Clark
    Beve Brown-Clarkover 4 years ago

    Incredible….learned something new today… :^)

  • Thank you very much Beve

    – Michael Cummings

  • Bill McMullen
    Bill McMullenover 4 years ago

    WTG Michael! Terrific photo!

  • Thank you very much Bill

    – Michael Cummings

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