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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A shaft-tailed whydah flies from a thorny tree.

Driving through Namibia, we stopped to look at this beautiful, long tailed bird sitting in a tree. It took off, its gorgeous tail trailing behind it.

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Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2017
Photo Location: Namibia
Copyright: © Sidra Monreal