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Elegant Rising from the Water with Fish

Many egrets, cormorants and terns were fishing at a water inlet pipe near the shoreline, and all three species were regularly catching fish, crabs and other food. Several of the terns flew a “circuit” and hovered above the pipe outlet for a few moments, often diving into the water to grab a fish. Here, a tern has grabbed his fish and is starting to fly up off the water surface with his catch, with water spraying everywhere.

TAGS: Bird, California, Elegant, Fishing, Flying, United States, Wildlife

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Arcata, California, United States of America
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© Mike Anderson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 2:22 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D4S
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO1000
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