13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An immature black skimmer testing the waters

This young black skimmer was taking its first trip to the water. It was totally at home and seemed to be enjoying its discovery.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Indian Shores, Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Liz Noffsinger