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An abstract aerial view of Tralee bay, Ireland.
Cartwheeling Bean Geese
Cloud Column and Mt. Meru From the Slope of Mt. Kilimanjaro
the Guard in Masai Mara
Birchtree series #3
Reflection
Elephants Under a Clear Sky
Dimsum feast
Elephant in B/W
Shrinking Salton sea
Hummingbird
Banded
On the way to Montenegro
A two young brothers sleeping on the sidewalk
A young man twirling his side curls while praying
Sunrise Over Mt. Meru Two Hours From the Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro
Up close and personal with the Falls
UNTITLED 5
The panaromic city skyline
The Mountain in Clouds
Bean geese flying over the setting sun in South Korea.
Balloon Classic in Boise, Idaho
A Catholic church in ancient Roman city
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Banded

Banded: While shooting photographs of geese and swans in the Camp Humphreys wetlands, I noticed this Whooper swan with a blue band around its neck (2T77). Also noticed while it was grooming itself that it also had metal leg band on its right leg and a radio tracker attached on its back. This photograph only shows the 2T77 blue band as the swan seems to contemplate it being on its neck. I am not sure which country banded this Whooper swan as its migration path probably took it through Siberia, Mongolia, and Manchuria before reaching South Korea.

TAGS: Korea, Migration, South Korea, Wetlands

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© charles newbegin.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2019
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5600
Focal Length: 600mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION USAG-Humphreys, Pyeongtaek , South Korea