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Hawaiian Sunset
Life begins
Anak Krakatau
Anak Krakatau
Plume
Sunset on a river of lava
A JOURNEY IN THE CENTER OF EARTH
Waves crashing on lava
Lone palm trees in lava
A Wall of Smoke
Sunrise Through ʻŌhiʻa
Lunch Time
Creation
Lava flow
Driving over lava fields.
Mars and the Milky way, Kamokuna Ocean Entry
Pele's Revenge
Ho'lei Sea Arch
Terra Firma
Herculean stove
blue
Ray of Zeus
Fields of fire
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lunch Time

This father mountain blue bird was bringing lunch back to his young. He landed right in front of me, and then cautiously hopped across the lava down into a tiny hole-shaped crevice where you could hear his babies chirping. His nest was inside the lava rock! A personal note -- my now-fiance proposed just moments later!

TAGS: Feeding, Idaho, Lava, Park

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North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Josie Wachter.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2018
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 5, 2018, 4:08 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Focal Length: 40.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Idaho, United States of America