Canal Life.

For the last few weeks I've been seeing this juvenile Great Cormorant (Gairgeann - Phalacrocorax carbo) on a canal pontoon. Any time I've seen it, I didn't have a telephoto lens. Any time I took a long telephoto lens, I wouldn't see the bird. This photo is a crop from an image taken with my 40-150 zoom. Not ideal, but, acceptable.

To allow the birds to catch fish by diving, they don't have oily feathers. Consequently, they have to dry their wings.

@fitheach

Do you honestly believe that nonsense about having to dry their wings?

Obviously comorants think they are super jacked and they are always flexing so everybody can see.

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@Alonealastalovedalongthe
You've got that wrong; those are long diatribes conducted on the shores of Lake Como.

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