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A whooper swan preparing for flight on a misty river in Oulanka National Park, Finland
February 2, 2021

Whooper Swan

In Oulanka National Park, Finland, a whooper swan prepares for takeoff in the morning mist. The swan, whose wings can span up to nine feet, is the national bird of Finland.
Photograph by Peter Essick, Nat Geo Image Collection

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