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Harlem Meer

Named after the Dutch word for "small sea", the Meer is a large body of water located north of Conservatory Garden and east of the North Woods. more

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Photographer's comment:Buildings along 5th Ave reflect on the Meer more

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Photographer's comment:This fish eats dogs. more

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Photographer's comment:Fishing on the meer. more

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Photographer's comment:Harlem Meer more

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Photographer's comment:Fifth Ave on the right, 110th St on the left. more

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Photographer's comment:A view of the Discovery Center from the south side of Harlem Meer. more

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Photographer's comment:Their feathers like silk, their faces and necks like velvet. Canada goose. Crafted from God's hands. more

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Photographer's comment:Beautiful Canada goose at Harlem Meer. I love the geese. They engender a feeling of peace and that all is right with the world. That only we would just let them BE! more

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Photographer's comment:Beautiful swan at Harlem Meer settles in for the evening. more

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Photographer's comment: Harlem Meer " is the second largest manmade body of water inside the central park. more

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Photographer's comment:A mated pair of Canada geese at Harlem Meer. The gander protectively watches over his partner. more

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Photographer's comment:A gaggle of Canada geese admiring the sights at Harlem Meer. more

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Photographer's comment:Harlem Meer from the West-I think the funky colors come from the photo being taken slightly pre-sundown. more

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Photographer's comment:She started off with a dozen little ones, but over a month's time, has lost a few to the hazards of nature and life. Still, Clementine forever watches vigilantly, trying to protect the seven remaining ducklings she st... more

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Photographer's comment:Close-up of one of Clementine's seven adorable ducklings Approximately, four weeks old. So cute. You just want to snap them up and cuddle! more

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Photographer's comment:"Clementine" and her duckings swimming briskly at Harlem Meer. Mama and her babies have to be very fast (and careful) to avoid the fishing lines and hooks unfortunately allowed at the Meer. more

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Photographer's comment:Lasker swimming pool one week before official opening. more

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Photographer's comment:Since this picture was taken in May, 2010, the white female duck has since vanished, along with female sibling. Only the male remains with a sadly precarious future. (White ducks can't fly.) more

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Photographer's comment:Mallard swimming with ducklings more

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  • Walking the Slippery Ice

  • Goose on the Snow

  • Breaking the Ice!

  • Easter Parade

  • Gettin' Smitten!

  • Beyond the Pond

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