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The First Snow of November
Veterans Cemetary in Gettysburg
An elderly woman casts a shadow as she walks across the street
Flawless English Shamrock with slightly coloured flowers
Morning Dew
two women passing by the denuding mangrove landscape
Bride's Bouquet: Flawless and unique plant with green leaves and white leaves with white berries and white anthers for the pollinators
Time Warp: Nature's Canvas
Golden Sunrise
Street Sax
A Striped Butterfly
A signet returns to his pond after his inaugural flight
Por do Sol
Beach stroll at Fort Funston
Alaskan Clouds
Loch Freuchie and Hills
Trails of stars
Daring goose
Phoenix Sunset
Magnificaent flawless large pink monochrome bloom with pink pollen and a spec of yellow pollen left just above the 3:00 mark, one third of the way in from the petal edge
In a Field of Purple
A Pair of Spiders
Grackle
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A signet returns to his pond after his inaugural flight

I spent the day with a family of swans, watching the six signets practice wing-flapping in preparation for their first flights. This signet finally flew, across the entire pond, successfully landing as you see in the photo.

TAGS: Flight, United Kingdom

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Rockford, Illinois, United States of America
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© Lawrence Worcester.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
Total Views: 41
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 4:29 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 165mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO125
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