the bokeh is positively very nervous here, for me but somehow that is what makes that image great.
The isolation of the bird is indeed superb while putting it in context with its environment (great yellow flowers!)
I like this image because it's different.
Last May I started to frequent a pond that is just a little out of my way on my drive to and from work. Shortly after my first visit, 3 Double-crested Cormorants showed up. They appeared to be 2 adults and a juvenile from the previous year. These are not usual birds for my area, but not unheard off. The parents left and the juvenile stayed, and I have been watching it all summer.
This was taken a day before my 300 f/4 arrived, so it's a large crop.
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