Different views on the Cape Cormorant

The Cape Cormorant (Phalacrocorax capensis. Fam. Phalacrocoracidae) is a common sea bird along the Southern coast of South Africa. Usually they sit on rocks along the shore. Fairly easy to approach but not closer than 7-8 meters before they get restless and migrate to another rock.

I made several pictures of the group and processed these, except for one image (=as is) in different ways in Photoshop. Not sure which photo to choose for this post so I publish them all.

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Miniature landscapes in a small garden 8

We only have a small garden plus a lawn with a border for our dog. The succulent garden (4 patches) measures about 80 square meters and is home to around 600 different registered species. Some of the plants are naturally multiplying (always a healthy sign for a garden)  and of some we take cuttings which we plant nearby the parent plant. In total, wild guess;  probably around 1000-1100 plants of this surface. Within the garden we try to create miniature landscapes sometimes hidden between rocks or bigger plants and sometimes part of a bigger patch with more spheres. Why not share a selection of 8 different ones?