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Red Flamingo at Lover's Key Beach, Florida
Morning has broken.
Black sand
The Race
Lady at the vendor
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The outsider - lonely Red Flamingo among seagulls at Florida Beach
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Lonely Red Flamingo watching a sunset over the Gulf of Mexico
WORSHIP
Cementery by night.
Old memories
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Take A Break
Maternal Bond
Contrast
Madurai temple
Canine Abstraction
HOLY BATH
Mountain Valley Fog
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lonely Red Flamingo watching a sunset over the Gulf of Mexico

The picture is showing a red flamingo standing at an empty beach at Lover’s Key in Florida watching the sun setting over the Gulf of Mexico. This was quite an exceptional sight. Even though flamingos are a famous theme on Florida souvenirs and postcards, these birds do actually not live in this state. Usually these animals are no mavericks, but spend their life as part of a huge flock.This flamingo obviously was lost during his travels. Nevertheless he seemed very calm and at peace with himself. He was very trusting and we enjoyed each others company for several hours.

TAGS: Florida

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Kronberg, Germany
Member since 2017
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© Claudia Henze.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-RX100
Focal Length: 37.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States of America