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Friday, Dec 13 2013 10:01 AM

PHOTO GALLERY: Nature's beauty at Hart Park

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A flock of American White Pelicans circles over Hart Park looking for a place to land in the water and call it a day, but they didn't land here that evening.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A raccoon peers out through the brush Thursday evening at Hart Park.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A seagull swoops after a common coot in the lake at Hart Park Thursday night.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A flock of American White Pelicans fly close together over Hart Park.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    The moon over Hart Park is framed by out of focus tree brances.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A great blue heron skims along the water above its shadow Thursday in Hart Park.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A red tailed hawk perches on a tree branch and is photographed through the limbs in Hart Park.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    An egret can be a popular sight in Hart Park and enjoyable to watch and photograph.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    An egret has a fish in his beak Thursday in Hart Park after some fancy fishing.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A black crowned night heron isn't bothered by the people in the area in Hart Park.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

There's lots of beauty to capture in the birds and other animals that visit Hart Park or make it their home.

Californian photographer Casey Christie shares these images.

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