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king of the river

By annettep38  
One from San Carlos de Nicaragua.

A friend talked me into a trip with the booze boat. Local gringos take the boat to a town on the corner of Lago Nicaragua to stock up on booze. I stocked up on wildlife.

Many thanks to Len for his UA on the sunrise. And to all of you for your great comments and votes.
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No, I did NOT stock up on booze. I was far too busy trying to take birds with two different teles from a pretty fast moving boat.
I took about 600 photos, among them 80 photos of anhingas, 63 great egrets, 60 cormorants, ospreys, various egrets,kingfishers and jacanas. Even some finches in the little park of San Carlos. Apart from my friends nobody even went to the park Smile.
Dumped about 150 shots, too. Not bad for about $30 + the border fee.



Tags: Cormorant Pelican Wildlife and nature Phalacrocorax olivaceus pato cuervo

Voters: Daisymaye, prabhusinha, gajewski and 44 more

Comments


Daisymaye 10 23 16 Canada
25 Feb 2016 3:33AM
Looks a well used perch for the birds. Good capture Annette.

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25 Feb 2016 3:45AM
A cute Cormorant feels happy to pose in front of D 3 X & 400 mm prime.
gajewski 15 10 9 United States
25 Feb 2016 4:45AM
Annette,
I love this shot.
-=\Walter
What a beautiful image with lovely light and wonderful colours, wonderful capture, Annette.
BRITCHIE
ddolfelin Plus
7 103 3 Wales
25 Feb 2016 5:32AM
Love that soupy water - gives the picture real atmosphere.

Always best to let someone else get the drinks.
25 Feb 2016 7:40AM
Beautiful cvolours, a lovely image.
CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
25 Feb 2016 8:04AM
A wonderful image, Annette.
25 Feb 2016 8:07AM
Well captured.
Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2016 8:31AM
A fantastic perch for your cormorant and lovely reflections too.
Hope you got some supplies too!
Kate Grin
NDODS Plus
9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2016 8:48AM
A well observed and captured shot of this beautifully posed Cormorant. Both the colouring and detail is nicely captured.

Thanks for sharing Annette.

Regards as always NathanGrinGrinGrin
Bantu 6 7 1 India
25 Feb 2016 9:25AM
Cool,beautiful Annete.

Vikram
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2016 10:07AM
king .....indeed
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2016 1:02PM
Your booze cruises are a lot more exotic than the ones on offer here Annette.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Wonderful image
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
25 Feb 2016 3:44PM
Lots to edit when you have a rainy day-- The one is fantastic!
LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 99 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2016 4:09PM
Great shot.

What a lovely welcome to Nicaragua (as per my modification.)
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2016 5:32PM
A lovely capture
Ju
Mendipman 8 3 England
25 Feb 2016 8:29PM
Beautifully composed shot Annette, lovely detail too!
HelenMarie 3 62 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2016 9:56PM
Fabulous Annette,

Helen
Robert51 10 7 90 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2016 9:50AM
Great shot and I hope you like the mod.

Robert

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