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    Roseate Spoonbill, Alligator Farm, St. Augustine, FL

    This Spoonie was coming in for landing and I shot this moments before touch-down, but the wings reminded me of some magician's cape... weird... I know.

    Looks better when viewed on black.

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    1. liliane776. 71 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot, bravo

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      Your picture is really excellent !
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    2. Aubrey Stoll 71 months ago | reply

      Dramatic capture and superb framing. The timing is impeccable. Nicely done again.

    3. AlexandraPhotos (mac73t) 71 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot. Very nicely timed

      I really like your animal photo!
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    4. gerdavs 71 months ago | reply

      Beautifulbird! Stunning image!
      (Seen in the Excellence In Avian Photography Group)

    5. skyleon_22 71 months ago | reply

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    6. edmann999 70 months ago | reply

      WoW! Such a hard bird to photograph...

      You deserve a ***GOLD COIN***
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    7. gustavo@morejon.ec 70 months ago | reply

      A very colorful and strange bird...

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    8. Asterivaldo 70 months ago | reply

      Wow, a different one.

    9. Tootallval 70 months ago | reply

      This is great Claud! Wow!! Love how you captured the wings!!

    10. BarbSF 70 months ago | reply

      Great catch. Beautiful capture.

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    11. SugarbearSteve 69 months ago | reply

      Excellent

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    12. louisa_catlover 65 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Pink Is Beautiful And Sensual *GROUP ICON COMP - VOTE NOW!!*, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    13. Ray Pregent Wildlife Photographer 61 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Nature's wildlife animals and birds, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Wow-stunning capture!!

    14. betty wiley 35 months ago | reply

      what a stunning capture of the spoonie coming in for a landing...great, great shot!

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