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a flock of galah birds in the Strzelecki Desert, Australia
October 9, 2014

The Dreaming Tree

In the Strzelecki Desert of Australia, a flock of galahs replenishes with the small amount of water available at the base of a lonely tree. “It was a rare opportunity to get such a clear and symmetrical shot of these beautiful birds in flight in the middle of the desert,” writes photographer Christian Spencer.

This photo was submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest.

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Photograph by Christian Spencer
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