images of australian wildlife

Great Cormorant

Great Cormorant

One tends to associate Great Cormorants with the coast, but in good years, countless thousands of them congregate along the great inland rivers. This one has taken up ownership of a good perch on a small waterhole forming a tiny part of the vast Cooper Creek floodplain.

Great Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Naccowlah, Qld

September 2011

Canon 7D

Canon 500/4

2.6° 500mm 200i

f/8 1/400th