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What is so wonderful?
Peek-a-boo
Two souls, one heart.
Bayazid Akter
Blue Jays in Love
The Smoky Layers
Black girl Magic!
Sorrento Sunset
The Calm
La calma
Lakeside duck ready to dive
Touch Down for a Day
Yellow flower in my pasture
Sunset for the David
Spectators
As the Sun Sets on Civilization
Window
A picture is worth a thousand words
Coexistence
Getting Married
Harvest
A father and a daughter holding hands
Illuminated musician
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Touch Down for a Day

Each year at least a billion birds migrate along the Pacific Flyway route from the Arctic to their final destination in South America. Along these routes, Northern California is a critically important stopover for these birds to rest their exhausted wings, feed on the wetlands, and have a drink of water. I was in complete awe to experience this amazing and unique wildlife near home. After documenting this shot on Feb 9, 2019, the next day they all decided to continue their journey.

TAGS: Agriculture, California, Farm, Migration, Nature, Places, Sacramento

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Sacramento, California, United States of America
Member since 2015
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Copyright:
© Bachir Badaoui.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2019
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 10, 2019, 1:49 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 140mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Sacramento, California, United States of America