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The outsider - lonely Red Flamingo among seagulls at Florida Beach

The picture is showing a red flamingo standing in an awkward posture at Lover’s Key Beach in Florida amidst a group of seagulls. Even though flamingos are a famous theme on Florida souvenirs and postcards, these birds do actually not live in this state. And usually these animals are no mavericks, but spend their life as part of a huge flock. So this encounter was quite special. Obviously, the bird 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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© Claudia Henze.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-RX100
Focal Length: 37.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO125
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