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Great blue herons
Photographer: Karen Davis
Location: Whidbey Island, Washington
Story: 
These two herons were fishing near each other in the harbor at dawn. Just at sunrise they came together, pointed their beaks up towards the rising sun, and began to do some kind of dance around each other that I could only describe as looking like a tai-chi sun salutation. They kept their beaks pointed up towards the rising sun the whole ten minutes are so this went on as they danced around each other. When it was done they just went back to fishing. I've never seen anything like it. (This happened in late August.)
Digital Alterations: 
Cropped, optimized for contrast.
Camera Information: Canon SX50
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