Cormorant landing

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  1. Sundar Amartur

    Sundar Amartur Active Member

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    Cormorant doing a hard landing on the lake with a strong wake and splash. Notice how the flaps are down, maneuvering feathers extended and water brakes set forward!

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    Some scouting for food

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    After some feeding, takeoff. Powerful webbed feet and wings provide the thrust to lift the bird out of the water.

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    Last edited: Dec 5, 2018

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