18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Roseate Spoonbill illuminated by the early morning sun.

The early morning sun illuminates the wings of a Roseate Spoonbill on take off. What you see is the shadow of the Spoonbill head and neck inside his wings.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2020
Date Uploaded: 07.2020
Photo Location: New Iberia, Louisiana, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Rick Erbach