SJ8097 : Cormorant at The Quays

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Trafford Park, Trafford, Great Britain

Cormorant at The Quays
Cormorant at The Quays
A cormorant, perched on a buoy in Salford Quays' Central Bay, is silhouetted against the reflection of the late afternoon sun.

Cormorants are large and conspicuous waterbirds. They are found around the UK coastline on rocky shores, coastal lagoons and estuaries; they are increasingly being seen inland at reservoirs, lakes and gravel pits.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 December, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Canals  Docks, Harbours 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 808 971 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.2224N 2:17.3793W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 809 971
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Bird  Waterbird  Cormorant  Reflections in the Water  Buoy  Manchester Ship Canal  Manchester Docks  Salford Docks  Salford Quays 

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