19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Western Reef Heron scratching its neck.

An All-White Western Reef Heron uses the sharp claws of its thick yellow fingers to scratch its neck with eyes popped out.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Camera: NIKON D5500
Copyright: © Chandana Roy