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The Zen Garden at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Captial Wheel at the National Harbor on July Fourth
night falling at fish river canyon, Namibia
Arches National Park
catching the reflection of a small reptile
Cat Love
playing with flag during a white out
On the water at Nantahala Outdoor Center
praying lady
A wild monkey
Indian housing
Common Tern After the Dive
Great Polish Pond
Travel friends meet again
encounter with rhino
Valley of Five Ponds
The wishing well at Luray Cavern, Luray VA.
The Haircut
Namibia's beauty
feeling nature's hugeness
kind elephants
Venice, Italy
the incredible sight over the Namibian desert
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Common Tern After the Dive

This shot was taken in the late afternoon off the ocean side of Nauset Spit on Cape Cod at low tide. Thousands of juvenile menhaden were stacked up against the beach in huge masses, pushed there by schooling mackeral, and in the shallow water over the sandbars they made easy pickings for diving terns.

TAGS: Feeding, Massachusetts

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Pottersville, New Jersey, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Peter Pasterczyk.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 8, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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