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Sand Comet
Wildflower
Sunset Panorama
Storm Cloud Panorama
Manti Temple Grounds
Cabin in the Woods
Relaxing at Navy Pier
Relaxing Alone
Babies with lights
Nature's toyland
Bodie Island Lighthouse Stargazing
Bald and Cold
Fearless Girls
summer meets fall
Climate Strike at New York Stock Exchange
Intricate work of a spider
Under Pass #3 (Wall of Faith)
California Poppies in the Meadow of the Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens
Strings of existence
Venetian Carnival
Santa Catalina Island at Sunset
Milky Way Follower
Paddle-Boarding Towards a Storm
17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Bald and Cold

I had the rare chance to witness this Roseate Spoonbill snuggled cozily in his pink coat of feathers. I have never watched these birds before and it was quite an interesting experience. He looked like an old man with his wrinkled skin and sparse white hair. And he (not sure if this was a male or a female) is actually an adult.

TAGS: Bird, Illinois, Nature, Portrait, Zoo

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Palos Hills, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2019
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© Antoaneta Minchev.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3300
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Brookfield, Illinois, United States of America