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13-JUN-2008 Hank v/d Velde

20080613 163 Common Loon (imm 1 day old) #3 SERIES.jpg

Mississippi Lake/River, Ontario

The Series "ONE HOUR IN THE LIFE OF A ONE-DAY OLD COMMON LOON CHICK" continued from yesterday. (See yesterday's posting for description, notes and the initial four images, 1a, 1b, 1 & 2).

Image 3 (above): Mom/Dad takes junior for a sight-seeing cruise along the shores of The Mississippi.

Image 4: Mom/Dad goes fishing on the choppy water whilst junior hangs on and tries to emulate Mom/Dad.

Image 5: Junior wants off so Mom/Dad raises its wing to facilitate the de-embarkment.

Image 6: Once off, Mom/Dad has a little head-to-head discussion with junior telling it to stay close by.

Image 7: Junior swimming along side its parent.


Nikon D300 ,Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR
1/200s f/7.1 at 500.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
Dave Hawkins25-Nov-2008 02:13
Absolutely wonderful shot!!
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