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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cormorants perch just before sunrise

Cormorants are staying for the night on this abandoned train bridge between Rouses Point NY and Alburgh VT. It seems that they're waiting for the sun to come before they go feeding. This photo was taken minutes before sunrise.

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Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Rouses Point, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5000
Copyright: © Francois Dore