A bird foraging in shallow water (est 100-150mm deep)

A bird foraging in shallow water (est 100-150mm deep)
Species: Little Pied Cormorant   Microcarbo melanoleucos
Subspecies: melanoleucos
Author: Stephen Wallace
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Added to IBC: 19 Feb 2017 - 08:13
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Altitude (m): 
555 meters
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The water is so shallow that at times the bird raises mud from the bottom. At one point it preens with its head underwater.

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Stephen Wallace, IBC1334296. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1334296.

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Stephen Wallace, IBC1334296. Video of Little Pied Cormorant Microcarbo melanoleucos at Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1334296.

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