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Common Loon 43218

(Gavia immer)

In winter plumage

Photographed along the Gulf coast at Mustang Island near Port Aransas, Texas, USA.

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi ,Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
with Tamron-F AF Tele-converter 1.4X C-AF1 MC4

1/800s f/7.1 at 560.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
Hernan E. Enriquez26-Feb-2009 21:51
I just read that they winter as far south as the coast of Texas and Baja California! Thanks again.
Hernan E. Enriquez26-Feb-2009 21:47
Great shot Gordon and thanks for educating me! I thought Loons only existed in the northrn lakes. Hernan, V.