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Cluttered yet clear
Ray of Warmth
Perfect Reflection
Reaching towards horizon
Being chased
Devotions Carved in Stones
Moods Carved in Stones
Balanced
Universal Orlando
Always surprises waiting on the other half
Dancing in the Air
Brace for Landing
Inside the Bradbury Building.
The infamous Skull Rock at Joshua Tree National Park.
Glowing Green
Havasu Falls and Milky Way
A Gannet with Attitude
Northern Gannet Looking Back
Northern Gannet
Northern Gannet Preening Close-up
Ghost Signs
By the Waterfall's Stream
Tiny Life
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Brace for Landing

I wanted to capture those last crucial moments as a Gannet transitioned from graceful aerialist to awkward landing. I included the other birds in the bottom of the image to provide context for what a Gannet has to deal with as it lands.

TAGS: Bird, Canada, Seabird

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Utica, Ohio, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Casey Tucker.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2017
Total Views: 66
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: July 15, 2017, 4:20 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 50D
Focal Length: 150mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO160
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