15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A young hawk stalks the beach on Isabela Island.

A young Galapagos hawk in the middle of leaping, hopping, and flapping up and down the beach. It didn't seem to be hunting so much as investigating, and pouncing on seaweed.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Isabela Island, Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Ollie Levy