19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
American Pelican: Grand Teton National Park

When a slowly-swimming American Pelican aligned itself perfectly in front of Mount Moran at the Oxbow Bend viewpoint in Grand Teton National Park, I realized I had a most epic peak-autumn/first-snow photograph.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States of America
Copyright: © Elliot McGucken