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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
Railroad Bridge over the Connecticut River
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Red-breasted merganser, Chicago River, Chicago, IL

Many diving ducks winter along Lake Michigan. This male red-breasted merganser was forced inland to the downtown portion of the Chicago River in search of food due to a brutal winter that froze much of the species' favored feeding areas in the lake.

TAGS: Bird, 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
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 20, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Chicago, Illinois, United States of America