14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Ritual dance

Nearing sunset on a clear day three Black Oystercatchers cavorted on a mussel covered rock pressing into the Pacific Ocean, pacing and crying and looking like their ritual dance celebrated the sun and ocean

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Date Taken: 03.2014
Date Uploaded: 12.2016
Photo Location: Kalaloch, Washington, United States of America
Copyright: © Ellen Pardee