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Murre or Murrelette?

By tonyguitar
Because of the transition moult, I can not seem to ident this diving marine bird in spite of three guides at my elbow. Funny how he shovels water with his webbed foot. He is new to me and I'm delighted to catch his image. Beak seems long for a Murre.

Tags: Bird Murre Diver Wildlife and nature Marine bird Murrelette

Voters: argilla, fificat100, taggart and 10 more


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Comments


26 Oct 2012 2:36AM
Well timed. Paddling like mad! Love that back foot + SmileSmile

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taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
26 Oct 2012 2:54AM
Perhaps a teenie-bopper getting ready to morph into an adult!

a good catch!
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
26 Oct 2012 4:30AM
Excellent photo Tony !! Lovely bird even if a wise guy like you cannot identify it SmileGrinGrin
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2012 2:27PM
That flip of the foot with the water does it for me, great shot
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
28 Oct 2012 7:41AM
Kicking up the water, perfect timing here!
troosers 5 2 Scotland
15 Nov 2012 7:59PM
You have been getting some super well timed captures and this is yet another one.

Donald. Smile
tonyguitar 5 58 35 Canada
16 Nov 2012 1:36AM
Thank you for valued comments. Makes this photo habit more fun TG

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