The shad run on the Rappahannock River this Spring was very poor for a variety of reasons. The cormorants were plentiful though. More so than the usual bald eagles and ospreys. I generally do not shoot them but this year there was a parade of them up and down the river. This is my favorite due to the wingtip touching the water.

Nikon D 500, Nikon 200-500, ISO 1100, F6.3, 1/2000

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Hi Andrew,
Nice details and exposure on the bird. The wing hitting the water is a nice touch. Love their green eyes. Wish the bird was not angled away from us.