Nesting Comorants

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A colony of comorants, nesting on the Leslie St. spit. These birds are not the most pleasant, they are very aggressive and have the ability to alter local ecosystems.
These birds were quite rare 5 years ago, now they have taken over the waterfront


Guest - Oct 04, 2006 10:56 AM EDT
How wonderful to see such an unbelieveable sight!! I have seen bird trees, some with buzzards in them but never a colony of nesting birds like this. Thank you so much. I am a bird lover from way back. Your picture really "made my day." So happy you captured the scene. Great job!!!
Guest - Sep 22, 2006 09:23 PM EDT
Very nice shot! Talk about a crowded neighborhood huh? Great capture, Don
Guest - Sep 22, 2006 05:25 PM EDT
The spit,located in Toronto, is an extension that is about 5km long extending into Lake Ontario. It is a work in progress, started with clean land fill. Nature has taken over and it is now a park. Besides the birds it is home to other animials such as deer, fox, coyotes.
Guest - Sep 22, 2006 04:30 PM EDT
interesting photo. Where is the Leslie St. spit?

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