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July 8, 2019

Flamingo Wings

India's Lake Pulicat becomes home to thousands of migrating flamingos every year. While they rest and breed, diehard bird watchers also descend on the lake to observe. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Rakesh Baro, National Geographic Your Shot

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