14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A great egret displays his breeding plumage in the afternoon sun

A great egret stretches his neck and displays his breeding plumage while standing on top of a tree thick with green leaves in the afternoon sun at Smith Oaks Rookery in High Island, Texas.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: High Island, Texas, United States of America
Copyright: © Dawn Wilson