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The honey hunter
Storm rolling in on Sarasota
Good Cloud Day
motor bice taxi
Low angle from dock on Lake Atitlan
Young helmsman
Fishing in the Everglades at sunset
Kathakali vesham class, Kalamandalam
Sweet nectar
A prayer
Hands held high
Barn Swallow
Hauling anchor on Lake Atitlan
Cute red panda
Playing with Flowers
A hummingbird gathering pollen
temple watch
Gathering on the Beach
Sunset at the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, California
The Little Lord Krishna
Foot Traffic
Band Of Three
Good Morning Bromo
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Barn Swallow

According to a Native American legend, the Barn Swallow stole fire from the sun and brought it down to earth. A wrathful god hurled a firebrand at the swallow, burning its tail. This left it with its trademark forked tail.

TAGS: Beautiful, Bird, Summer, Virginia, Wildlife

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Vienna, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Ksu Koystinen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO200
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