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I told 'em it's too rough for fishin'

Tacking Point NSW: Wild, wind driven surf at Tacking Point in early morning. Compression effect of telephoto lens emphasises splashing foam and seaspray in foreground.

A Little Pied Cormorant (Microcarbo melanoleucos) mocks the decision of a pair of Australasian Gannets (Morus serrator) to go out fishing in such poor conditions.

But the gannets are at home amongst the wind and waves. Superb mariners.

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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:16:9, action, animals, birds, cormorants, foam, froth, gannets, humour, scenery, scum, seabirds, seascapes, seaspray, spray, spume, surf, water, waves, white, whitewater

I told 'em it's too rough for fishin'