The fishing dock had flooded. The lack of fishermen left this ring-billed gull peeved.

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 Virginia creeper flashes its fall colors.

Virginia creeper flashes its fall colors.

 Wasps will raid and plunder a honey bee hive.

Wasps will raid and plunder a honey bee hive.

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The feather structure of a double-crested cormorant decreases buoyancy and facilitates underwater pursuit of prey. Its plumage isn’t water-repellent. A spread-wing posture helps dry wet wings.