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Pink on Parade
Photograph by Steve Winter

Brilliant Caribbean flamingos tower over pale chicks in Humedal Río Máximo-Cagüey, one of six areas in Cuba recently designated as Wetlands of International Importance. With roughly 70,000 adult birds and 50,000 young, these breeding grounds host the largest congregation of this species in the Western Hemisphere [Send this photo as an e-greeting.].

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS III
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Canon EF 500 F4L IS
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/7.1
Weather Conditions: Clear, with clouds
Time of Day:7  p.m.
Lighting Techniques: Available light


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