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Remnants of the Old West
Rio Frio Cave, Belize
The Elusive Milky Way
Surrounded By Flowers
Lady In Red
Over Back Fence Number Fourteen
Drive-in theater
Traveling monk
A child at play
Round bales of hay with a view of the old school house
At the top of the sand dune
Morning Contemplation
Eggs I've Eaten
Six men and a ball
Shadow and light
The Offering
Land Shark
Snow White and sason
Rocky Mountain Wildflowers
pines on te glacier cut cliff face walking out from yosemite falls
Guinea fowl on the move
Perspective of Al Khazneh in Petra, Jordan
Lighting the Tree
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Morning Contemplation

This image was taken at the Bird Viewing Preserve, which is located within the Water Reclamation Facility in Henderson, NV. It was early in the morning, and most of the birds were still sleeping, although I was lucky enough to catch this lone heron looking for breakfast. Sustainable travel in this environment means to not feed the birds and wildlife. Migratory birds stop here as part of the Pacific Migratory Flyway; feeding them disrupts their natural feeding behaviors. Human beings should admire and live in harmony with nature’s wildlife.

TAGS: Bird, Heron, Nevada, Sustainable Travel, United States

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Henderson, Nevada, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© BeeLee Young.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2015
Total Views: 123
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 10:07 p.m.
Camera Make: Panasonic
Camera Model: DMC-ZS20
Focal Length: 86mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f6.4
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Henderson, Nevada, United States of America