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St. Bee's Head Cormorant

By SocksAndStuff
Just back from another trip to Cumbria, such a beautiful place. I was quite pleased with this Cormorant as the wind on the coastal path was near enough to blow you down, and the light was quite low too.

My lovely 90+ year old father-in-law Clive died this morning, after being very ill for some time. I am dedicating this shot to his memory as he would have been really happy that we took our holiday as planned and didn't hang around morbidly waiting for him to die. He would have encouraged us to enjoy every moment of this life while we can. Thank you Clive, you are now sleeping the perfect sleep xxx

Tags: Cumbria Cormorant Bird Coastal Seabird St bees head Wildlife and nature Bif Flight shot Phalacrocoracidae

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15 May 2018 9:47PM
A lovely tribute to your Father-in-Law, Helen.
I am sorry for your loss.

RichardSmile

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I endorse what Richard has said ...thankful for a long life ...
richmowil Plus
10 369 2 England
15 May 2018 10:20PM

Quote:A lovely tribute to your Father-in-Law, Helen.
I am sorry for your loss.

RichardSmile




I agree with Richard here - Excellent!!
15 May 2018 10:57PM
Well captured.
16 May 2018 4:13AM
There is nothing to fault with this shot, it`s brilliant.......Mal.
16 May 2018 4:58AM
Excellent capture ***** SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
16 May 2018 6:34AM
So sorry Helen to hear of your sad loss of Andys dad.

Super cormorant shot with great detail

Steve
ddolfelin Plus
7 103 3 Wales
16 May 2018 7:50AM
Thinking of you at this sad time.
Alison_S Plus
13 339 United Kingdom
16 May 2018 7:52AM
Beautifully captured and a lovely tribute to your Father in Law. So sorry for your loss.
16 May 2018 10:27AM
sorry for your loss, stunning photo x
Excellent capture
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
16 May 2018 1:53PM
His spirit would surely have flown with that bird Helen.
Ron
RLF Plus
9 18 4 United Kingdom
17 May 2018 7:52AM
A beautiful shot Helen and accompanying sentimentSmile
Rob
BydoR9 8 16 United Kingdom
22 May 2018 10:27PM
Super capture Helen! SmileSmileSmile

Very sorry to hear about your father-in-law. A very fitting photographic tribute to him.

Andy.
Aeros 1 12 Canada
17 Sep 2018 8:24PM
I'm very late to this party. This cormorant BIF is exceptional in addition to your camera skills. Brava Maestra!

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