Cormorant on a Misty Morning

I was at Falmer this morning, and before going into work stopped at the village pond to see what was lurking. The mist was heavy, but a lone cormorant was on patrol. This is a short sequence just before it perched up on the No Fishing sign. They are a little grainy and I had to work to pull out some contrasts, but I liked the sense of movement in the shots. Better weather would be good!

Cormorant at Falmer Pond on a misty day

Cormorant at Falmer Pond on a misty day

Cormorant at Falmer Pond on a misty day

Camera note: all photos taken with the Canon 7D Mark II and EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens.

4 Comments

  1. derwandersmann March 9, 2017 at 4:19 am #

    Interesting shots, Paul … you’ve caught the moments of a full stall beautifully!

    • Words March 14, 2017 at 11:00 pm #

      Thanks Charles! I’m not entirely happy with the processing, but the bird was on form!

  2. Darko March 9, 2017 at 5:12 am #

    Raining in March? Isn’t that against the law? 😛
    It is snowing here, for days now, luckily it is wet and not sticking a lot…

    • Words March 14, 2017 at 11:01 pm #

      Darko, it’s been a very mild winter here. A few little bits of snow but nothing to write home about. Not too much rain either. Would like a bit more sunshine though!