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3 pictures of a Neotropic Cormorant fishing in the Paraguay river (Pantanal - Brazil). The Neotropic Cormorant is somewhat different from other cormorants in that it often perches on wires. When it does perch, it is usually with wings spread wide open to dry. These birds feed mainly on small fish and also eat tadpoles, frogs and aquatic insects. They obtain their food by diving underwater and using their feet as a means of propulsion.
Most commonly found in the American tropics and subtropics, the Neotropic Cormorant is a fairly large bird that generally nests around well-watered areas or lakes and rivers. Besides being found on the mainland of North America as far up as Rio Grand and the Californian coast through to Mexico, Central America and the southern parts of South America, it can also be found on smaller landmasses such as the Bahamas, Cuba and Trinidad.
I was seating near the Paraguay river waiting for an eventual event, when appeared that cormorant that I followed with my camera ready just in case that something happened, and it did happen. the conditions of shooting are patience luck and be ready...