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19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
America’s Bird

Early spring I caught this couple in their mating ritual. The Tom in full strut had been following this female and I caught him as he circled around her capturing them both in the shot. They were at the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge near Medicine Park.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2021
Photo Location: Medicine Park, Ok, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Jazz Bishop