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An American Sunset
Lone Elk
Jeter
A little duckling marches through a Spring snowstorm.
A run through the Loess Hills.
Camel Thorn
Pearl Spotted Owlet in Marakele National Park
Bee in search of nectar
Black Backed Jackal
Female Broad Tailed Hummingbird in Alpine Meadow
Minneapolis - A Storm Approaches
Malachite Kingfisher Fishing
Occupied
Grandma Left Her Spread
Planed
Pups first roll in cool grass
Southern Redbill Hornbill
Narrowed
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon
Spirited
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Malachite Kingfisher Fishing

Stunningly contrasting Malachite Kingfisher awaiting an opportunity to take a dive for that which it's perfectly adapted; fish. Small, but very effective; just like we can be when we travel wisely, put money into local economies, support conservation, and travel with purpose. We can continue to protect and save amazing environments these animals call home.

TAGS: Africa, Conservation, Kingfisher, South Africa, Travel

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Sandy, Utah, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Clayton Andersen.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Aug. 12, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 600D
Focal Length: 250mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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