Blowing in the Wind (Nature)

Challenge #214 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Show us in this challenge, examples of nature being blown about by the wind. Dandelion puff balls, birds feathers caught in a gust of wind, leaves blowing about on the ground, clouds scudding across the sky, waves whipped up by off-shored winds, etc etc. Macro and close-ups welcome. Please, no humans, no pets, no birds in captivity, minimal man-made constructions, and no man-made bubbles. Size of your entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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Rion Bird Explosion
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Blackbird flock, "exploding" in the wind over a 16th Century Venetian fort at Rion, Greece
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Submitted: Monday, 15th August, 2016 19:07 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 15th January, 2003
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F9
ISO: 100
Notes: Hand held, cropped, resized to under 1600 pixels, minor pp.
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