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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Flamingos

The Laguna Mar Chiquita is a salty lake of variable surface because of cycles of flooding and drought, in 2003 its highest level ever recorded flooding a big area and consume the lives of many trees which are composing the background of the photo. in the foreground the Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) and halfway the coscoroba Swan (Coscoroba coscoroba).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Miramar, Argentina
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © Castro Kristhian