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Fishermen from Inle Lake
Santa Monica, California
Catalpa blossoms, Logan Square Chicago, IL
Where the Buffalo Roam
The Keeper of The Plains
Morning sunrise rainbow, North Rim, Grand Canyon
The Incomparable Iguazu Falls
Resting on Dia De Los Muertos
A selfie when whooping Durga pandal in kolkata
Shells in the surf, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL
Witch
Dead blackbird, Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary, Chicago, IL
Parking lot, Logan Square, Chicago, IL
Adalaide River Australia, Saltwater crocodile feeding
Annullment
Grey Squirrel in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Self-portrait, Vivian Maier style, Reid Murdoch Building, Chicago, IL
Summer sunset in San Diego
Female red-breasted merganser, Chicago River, Chicago, IL
Evening, Humboldt Park, Chicago, IL
Mirror Lake Waterfall. Blanchard Springs, Arkansas.
Reflected trash, Des Plaines River, Catherine Chevalier Woods, Chicago, IL
2 Little Witches
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Dead blackbird, Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary, Chicago, IL

The Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary is host to many species of migratory bird. Whilst looking for some of the exciting migrants, I spotted this expired blackbird at rest amongst the moss and seedlings. Though perhaps it seems morbid, I found the scene somewhat touching. New life springing up around death.

TAGS: Bird, Chicago, Death, Illinois

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 2, 2016, 12:42 a.m.
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Camera Model: COOLPIX P100
Focal Length: 59.9mm
Shutter Speed: 1/99
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ISO: ISO160
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