17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Birds of a Feather

It was the end of the day, and this was one of the last shots I took at the LA Zoo. I wanted to focus on the texture of the feathers. The Greater Flamingo, or Phoenicopterus roseus ruber can weigh up to 9 lbs and grow to 5 ft. tall.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Cierra Murrietta