21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
An icy perch

Taken off Kvitoya, Svalbard, I was watching the beautiful Ivory gull and admiring the glacial landscape, when I got lucky and the bird landed right at the top of the iceberg. It made the shot for me as it gives it a sense of scale.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: n/a, Norway
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Lynn Pascoe