I snapped the following sequence this morning, and I'm not sure if one shot is of the bird underwater, or a reflection that has somehow missed the subject... any thoughts?
The photo's haven't been cropped or edited other than to make the file size small enough for here.
11:10:11 bird by bank
11:10:12 underwater or reflection and no subject?
11:10:12 bird + reflection to the left
11:10:13 It was quick!!
11:10:13 Caught up to Bird + reflection
Thanks for thoughts
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Sorry--duplicate post, deleted.
I'm sorry to say, I agree with the others, its a reflection.
To help with the prognosis (OK, I hadn't eaten a dictionary, my physio was using technical medical terms today, so I've been brainwashed), there is too much sheen/light reflection on the water surface to clearly see below the surface, especially when you look at the last photo with the kingie flying just above the water surface.
Also, look closely at the branches as they dip into the water, another sign whether you'll get any clear under water images or not.
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Its a reflection I'm afraid - if it was the bird underwater then it would be swimming on its back, which i believe would be most unusual in itself. It's odd that we can't see the bird in the second picture but in my experience they like to gain some height after leaving the water before bombing off elsewhere, so I ssupect that it is just above shot.
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