Diving Northern Gannet

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Baywing, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. Baywing

    Baywing

    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    From last Saturday's whale watch, a gannet just before hitting the water. At this speed, this bird will dive about 24" or more into the water. While the day was better than it could have been, sunny skies would have been better!
    77262110.

    and, as a bonus:
    77262117.
     
  2. Schnauzermom

    Schnauzermom

    Apr 13, 2007
    Michigan
    What incredible timing, getting him that close to the water!
     
  3. Baywing

    Baywing

    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    While I'd like to take credit for it, it was more luck. By the time I had acquired focus and tripped the shutter, this is where it was.
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Awesome shots Bay:>))))
     
  5. That is a fantastic shot what lens did you have on? It is just great!
     
  6. Never seen one before. . . beautiful bird. . . .excellent images!
     
  7. Baywing

    Baywing

    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    Thanks, lens was the 70-200VR on a D2x. Keep forgetting to include the tech stuff......:redface:
     
  8. Igor

    Igor

    May 15, 2005
    Ukraine, Europe
    Wow, that diving Gannet is awesome!
     
Loading...
Similar Threads Forum Date
Northern Goshawk Portrait-Cropped Birds Sunday at 9:26 PM
D850 and the D500 Meet Diving Ospreys Birds Nov 30, 2017
Critique Giant Kingfisher.....DIVE! Birds Sep 13, 2017
Osprey Dive Birds Aug 20, 2017
Photographer gets perfect Shot Of Diving Kingfisher After 6 Years & 720,000 Photographs Birds May 3, 2017