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Cormorants are water birds and feed on the sea and on freshwater lakes and rivers. In order to catch fishes they dive from the surface of the water to depths of as much as 45 meters, swimming under water by propelling themselves with their feet. After fishing, cormorants go ashore, and are frequently seen holding their wings out in the sun to dry.
Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo), Lake Kerkini, Greece, Europe

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm at 400 mm, 1/1250 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 400
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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonabout 1 year ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work
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  • Thank you Ann!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Tina Hailey
    Tina Haileyabout 1 year ago

    nice capture

  • Thank you Tina!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • billfox256
    billfox256about 1 year ago

    This is really an excellent stop motion capture!!! Bill

  • Thanks a lot Bill!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52about 1 year ago

    Brilliant capture Konstantinos.

    Cheers Jude x

  • Thank you very much Jude!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 1 year ago


    2013/07/14 One per 24hrs
    Beautiful capture!

  • Thank you Maggie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesabout 1 year ago

    Spot on Konstantinos, great shot, Mark.

  • Nice to hear from you Mark, thanks a lot!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • John44
    John44about 1 year ago

    Good work Costas

  • Thanks a lot my friend!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful work !!!

    Click on the link below to view your feature and congratulate your fellow artists
    Nature In Its Entirety-NOTHING MAN MADE ~FEATURE GALLERY ~ July 16th, 2013

  • Many thanks for the feature Evita!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Apostolos Mantzouranis
    Apostolos Mant...about 1 year ago

    Wonderful! Kalimera!

  • Thanks a lot Apostole!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 1 year ago

    Awesome!! Congratulations on being Featured! Nice work! Gena

  • Thank you very much Gena!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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