19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Great Blue Heron sticks its tongue out on a background of green.

This photo shows a Great Blue Heron's tongue which, while I have been watching them fish and hunt for years, I'd never seen before.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Saranac Lake, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Jonathan Kronstadt