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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Duel

The Great Egret at the top left of the image landed on the same branch as his mortal enemy apparently. They reminded me of two Olympians fencing. The bird on the right looks as though his knees are bending the wrong way, like a human fencer's would.

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