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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Great Egret elegantly touching down for a landing.

This Great Egret floated down and ended up perching precariously on the branch on the left of this picture. I was about to leave this area for the day because of clouds moving in and lack of cooperation from my subjects when this guy saved the day.

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Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: St. Charles., Michigan, United States of America
Copyright: © Gregory Seitz