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
1/2000
F5.6
ISO 400
EV 0.00
Spot Metering
No Flash
550 MM
Monopod

Tags

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

Comments

  • 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.
    Toby

  • 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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