|At first look, it's just the usual exhibit of specimens of the birds of Essex County.|
The display case has specimens of many of the 330 species of birds known to occur in Essex County, including some of my favorite sea birds who spend the winter here.
|Harlequin Duck looks like he's floating, but that's not one of the intentional perceptual tricks.|
The Harlequin is not an impostor. I was trying to create my own perceptual effect with camera angle and focus to make it look like he's floating in the middle of the case.
|Leach's Storm Petrel|