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September 2, 2016

Stillness on the Potomac

“Sun rays glimmer in the mist,” notes Your Shot member Guillermo Olaizola, around a great blue heron standing still above—and in contrast to—the roiling Potomac River in Great Falls Park. The birds are a common sight in the 800-acre Virginia park, a popular bird-watching spot.

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Photograph by Guillermo Olaizola, National Geographic Your Shot

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