Nature Through My Lens

Dive

A pair of Common Goldeneyes.  The male on the right is in the process of diving.  They use their tail feathers as rudders!

A pair of Common Goldeneyes. The male on the right is in the process of diving. They use their tail feathers as rudders!

7 responses

  1. Beautiful Goldeneyes, and you photographed them very well. And, I didn’t know that they fanned their tails.

    2014/04/09 at 7:30 pm

    • Bob, thanks! I didn’t know they did that either!

      2014/04/09 at 8:45 pm

  2. OOOOO, you got nice and close. I have yet to get that close.

    2014/04/10 at 1:43 am

    • Andy, thanks! That was a lifer for me, so I was quite pleased with the results!

      2014/04/10 at 3:24 am

  3. rhiebert

    This is a super capture.I love that fanned out tail.

    2014/04/10 at 2:20 am

  4. Pat

    Beautiful shot.

    2014/04/10 at 1:46 pm

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