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On its landing approach a White Ibis makes a graceful descent highlighted by the tones of the evening sunset.
Le parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Riviere-Malbaie, Quebec, Canada.
Three women
I was observing these White Ibis and took several shots of their mating maneuvering.
Rocher Perce,is an island and sheer rock formation in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
Finding this White Ibis with a turtle was a rare surprise.
Wall
The Snowy Egret is in hot pursuit of small fish just under the surface of Lake Jessup.
I was treated to a rare and unusual occurrence viewing these birds performing their mating ritual.
Raj
A Tricolored Heron creates a full silhouette with its expanded wings as it lands in the path of the setting sun.
Anhingas are effective aquatic predators feeding primarily on fish. This Anhinga proudly displays its recent catch.
Free as a bird !
On the summit of the l'Acropole des Draveurs trail.
after a long hard working day people are going back to their home.
Calm morning on the Malbaie River, Charlevoix, Canada.
Paddling the Jacques Cartier River, Qubec, Canada.
Goats cause a brief traffic jam on the road back to Lhasa from Namtso Lake, Tibet, China
Pastoral scene near the Yellow River in Gansu, China.
Sayram Lake in Xinjiang, China: Genghis Khan camped here with his army once; today only a dog seemed to menace me.
Canoeing the beautiful Malbaie River, Charlevoix, Canada.
a young vagabond lying on the connector of the compartment of the train while many others standing close to the engine.
A view on the pilgrims' walk behind Ganden MOnastery outside Lhasa, Tibet, China
7th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Anhingas are effective aquatic predators feeding primarily on fish. This Anhinga proudly displays its recent catch.

Anhingas are effective aquatic predators feeding primarily on fish. This Anhinga proudly displays its recent catch.

TAGS: Anhinga, Bird, Catch, Display, Fishing, Florida, Prey, United States

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Date Taken: 10.2009
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