Snow Geese by Jim Lo Scalso-EPA, lightbox.time.com: Snow geese, estimated some 30,000 strong, take off from the Middle Creek Reservoir near Kleinfeltersville, P.A. #Snow_Geese #Jim_Lo_Scalzo #lightbox_time_com Strange Landscapes, Creek Reservoir, 30 000 Strong, Middle Creek, Migration North, Snow Geese, Pennsylvania, Birds, Animal
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Quetzal. Quetzals are strikingly colored birds in the trogon family. They are found in forests and woodlands, especially in humid highlands, Quetzals have iridescent green or golden-green wing coverts, back, chest and head, with a red belly. Even with their famous bright plumage, they can be hard to see in their natural wooded habitats.
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