19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Great Blue Heron enduring the limits of winter

I had been living near the Delaware Canal and went out a very cold January morning to see if I could take pictures of local wildlife. This brave heron, braving freezing temperatures with frozen feet evoked a strong sense of survival.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Morrisville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: DSC-RX10M3
Copyright: © David Lowenherz