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Sailors Sky
Osgoode Hall
Work is worship
Double-Blossomed Columbine
Baby deer hiding
A cluster of mushrooms on a log
Least Skipper
Nature in Action
Noontime sun shining through a curtain of trees.
Bee taking off from a flower
Skipper Sipping Nectar
Spoonbill's fresh catch
PONDering Peace
Ottoman style ice cream vendor
Herding the Sheep
Bumble Bee Covered in Pollen
The Ugly Duckling
The Snow Sweeper
Cactus Love
Tower Bridge
Contemplation
Spikey Magenta
The Morning Run
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Spoonbill's fresh catch

Roseate spoonbill, Platalea ajaja, feeding at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge on Florida's Atlantic Coast. Spoonbills feed by dragging their spoon-shaped bills through shallow water in search of fish. Once caught, a fish may be flipped into the air for easier access, as the spoonbill in this image is demonstrating.

TAGS: Florida, Nature, United States, Wildlife

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Ontario, Ohio, United States of America
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Photo Information
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© Sandy Ashley.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Aug. 22, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/3200
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Merritt Island, Florida, United States of America