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Male Northern Cardinal eating a dragonfly
Photographer: Chuck Murphy
Location: Edinburg, TX
I always thought Cardinals were vegetarian birds, so I was surprised to see this guy land at a pond and pick off a dragonfly. However, I read up on it and learned that they will eat bugs when the opportunity arises.
Digital Alterations: 
Cropping, adjustments to exposure, contrast, luminance and sharpening
Camera Information: Canon 7D with Canon 100-400 zoom lens
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