Bath Time! (Nature)

Challenge #159 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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It's bath time in the natural world. Show us interesting examples of animals, birds, amphibians or reptiles cleaning themselves. Images of birds or animals having dust baths in order to rid themselves of lice or other insects are acceptable. Ducks or swimming birds won't be accepted unless they are obviously splashing, cleaning and preening their feathers. Insects and spiders grooming themselves are also accepted, but you must show them in cleaning mode. Macro and close-ups welcome. NO humans washing themselves, their children, the family dog, cat or bird. Size of entry: 1,600px on the longer side.
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roseatte spoonbill enjoying bath in everglades eco pond
Bath Time For Snowy
Tiger Bathing
Hold the centrifuge
Shake it baby!
New Holland Honeyeaters Having a Bath and a Shower
Pelican Bathing
Steller's Jay at Ventana Inn & Spa, Big Sur, California
The Pelican Preen
I was so nice.........
Spoonbill Bathing
Pelican in rinse mode
Splish splash
Steller's Jay Bathing at Ventana Inn & Spa in Big Sur, California
Rolling in a Pond
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Magpie's Bath Time
Lorikeets Making a Splash
Cleaning The Antennae
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