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The Great Blue Heron
Fence line in drought
Sometimes death can bring life, in the form of dance
A couple in silhouette on the shore of Lake Michigan
Winter parking in Chicago
Abstract reflection under the bridge
Night, Logan Square, Chicago, IL, U.S.
Kankakee mallow up close
Hindu Pilgrims at the Taj Mahal
Hunter's Moon
A storm of seeds
Female red-breasted merganser, Chicago River, Chicago, IL, U.S.
Colors of Fall
Red-breasted merganser, Chicago River, Chicago, IL
The Bridge to Tranquility
Wisconsin Sunset
Ohio Fall
Frutta Martorana (marzipan fruit) Noto, Sicily
The Lincoln Memorial
The American Dream
Springtime in the Valley
Houghton 01
Moving stuffs on wheels
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Female red-breasted merganser, Chicago River, Chicago, IL, U.S.

This female red-breasted merganser was part of an exhausted flock that came inland from Lake Michigan to find food in Chicago River. She took a rest as the rest of her flock chased each other around in the icy waters.

TAGS: Chicago, Duck, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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© Richard Pallardy.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2014
Total Views: 31
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 20, 2016, 7:11 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON
Camera Model: COOLPIX P100
Focal Length: 75.7mm
Shutter Speed: 1/304
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO160
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