Over the Summer months, we often have Cormorants fishing in our dam – this week it has been the Little Pied Cormorant. Previously, I’ve photographed a Darter, and a Great Cormorant, but for some reason, the Little Pied Cormorant has not been added to my A – Z Species list even though I am sure I have … Continue reading Little Pied Cormorant
On this day, I was walking, deep in thought, when a harsh call snapped me back to reality. I had come face to face with a bird that I thought was a cormorant. I’m not sure which of us was most surprised. I’m so glad I had my camera with me, so I could photograph the … Continue reading Surprising a Drying Darter
We have cormorants drop in to fish in the dam every now and again. Mostly, they come on their own, but sometimes they bring a friend or two. In the months leading up to Christmas, I was much more drawn to the herons, ducks, and more exotic species of bird, paying little attention to the … Continue reading An Assortment of Cormorants
I was fascinated to see two very different water birds sitting side by side on the jetty. A wader, the White Faced Heron has long yellow legs and a long sharp beak. It’s feathers are fluffy as they are not immersed in the water when the bird fishes. In contrast, the Pied Cormorant has short … Continue reading Jetty Buddies: Pied Cormorant and White Faced Heron
An occasional visitor, this lone Pied Cormorant seems to enjoy sitting on the end of the jetty.