20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A heron on the rocks

For 20 minutes this Heron let me sit 5 feet next to him and take his picture. It was magical to see an animal in harmony with the land, sea, and humans.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Key West, Florida, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-6000
Copyright: © Claire Darnell