20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A bald eagle circling its prey.

On a cold, November morning, this bald eagle missed on its first attempt to catch a fish. Rising vertically into the sun light, then circling back, over Lake Coeur D'Alene, this eagle made a successful catch on its second pass.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Coeur D' Alene, Id, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Robert Sanchez