21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An Endangered Bird Appears!

An endangered, female Florida Scrub Jay looks to the sky from the innards of a scrub oak bush. It is a fist-sized bird with blue streaks from its head to its wings, and it is shrouded and almost obscured by green leaves.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Florida, United States of America
Camera: X-T5
Copyright: © Lyssa Koo