Cormorants are a common sight at the mouth of the Fraser River in British Columbia. These birds are resting from their fishing activities on some old pilings. The light was right for photography.


birds, cormorant

If I could live my life to live over, I would be a biologist because nature provides me with such joy and passion. I am able to capture and share my experiences in nature with good camera gear, and through the medium of RedBubble. I hope you enjoy my work capturing scenes from nature.

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  • Dayonda
    Dayondaabout 6 years ago

    Fabulous photograph! These guys are flying stomachs!

  • They truly are. I am amazed at how much they fish, how much they eat, and how big a fish they can swallow.

    – David Friederich

  • Susan Moss
    Susan Mossabout 6 years ago

    Marvellous capture, so much detail, lovely background colour

  • Thank you. Conditions were right for detail, and for wonderful colours.

    – David Friederich

  • mmills3080
    mmills3080about 6 years ago


  • Thanks Michelle. You are such a fan! and so encouraging.

    – David Friederich

  • mikrin
    mikrinabout 6 years ago

    Awesome capture David! These are beautiful birds!

  • Thanks Mike. I love watching them dry their wings. I especially love watching them fish. I have a pic on redbubble capturing a cormorant with a fish in its beak.

    – David Friederich

  • jenny4
    jenny4about 6 years ago

    Beautiful creatures… love the choice of focus and composition – great shot! :-)

  • jacqi
    jacqiabout 6 years ago

    Superb shot, nice composition

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolabout 6 years ago

    Love the lineup! Great work!

  • dlgeorge1
    dlgeorge1about 6 years ago

    I just keep looking at it. It is a stunning shot. The feathers on their backs are amazing.

  • Thank you, David. The light was right, I was in the right place, with the right equipment.

    – David Friederich

  • tuffcookie
    tuffcookieabout 6 years ago

    hee hee ok they look like they are doing a little dance lol. sorry just my wacky sense of humor lol its a beautiful shot! i’ve never seen these guys before. beautiful looking birds

  • David Friederich
    David Friederichabout 6 years ago

    Thank you, tuffcookie. I appreciate your insights.

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