15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A cattle egret raises its wings to land at Kawainui Marsh

This photo shows the elegance of a cattle egret as it raises the angle of its wings higher and higher from the horizontal in order to lands in Kawainui Marsh, which is the largest wetlands in the Hawaiian islands, located near Kailua on the windward side of O'ahu.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: near Kailua town, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Salvatore Lanzilotti