In Search of Shags, Falkland Islands

In Search of Shags

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In Search of Shags
Carcass Island, Falkland Islands   –   January 8, 2013
Canon EOS 7D   *   EF28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM   *   ISO 320   *   1/1250 sec @ f/8

Jenny has her pick of Imperial Shags (aka King Cormorants) on the coast of Carcass Island in the Falklands.

We time our visits to see newly-hatched chicks. In a month or so, this colony will be empty, the shags spending most of their lives at sea.

But they'll return next year to raise a new generation.

Photo ID: 20130108-282