Animal Migration

Challenge #24 in the Simple things that we love series. Hosted by Yochi23.
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Animal migration is the relatively long-distance movement of individuals, usually on a seasonal basis. It is a ubiquitous phenomenon, found in all major animal groups, including birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and crustaceans. The trigger for the migration may be local climate, local availability of food, the season of the year or for mating reasons] To be counted as a true migration, and not just a local dispersal or irruption, the movement of the animals should be an annual or seasonal occurrence, such as birds migrating south for the winter, or a major habitat change as part of their life, such as young Atlantic salmon leaving the river of their birth when they have reached a few inches in size. PLS SHOW US ONE OR GROUP OF ANIMALS VISITING YOUR COUNTRY AND DESCRIBE WHEN IT'S COMING AND WHERE FROM.
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The ducklings during change of habitat from nest to sea
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Suddenly I saw this migration happen outside my window. I later heard from people in my town that the swan family already here had been walking for hours, and that they reached the sea about an hour later. The ducklings were already at the moment for the photo reaaly slow walking, but also determined.
Submitted: Monday, 30th January, 2012 18:29 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 8th June, 2009
Focal length: 15.5 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F5.3
ISO: 80
Views: 301
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