15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Final Approach

This bald eagle swooped in and was eyeing a dead tree to land on and rest. She had just brought a fish in to the nest and left it for her squawking babies. She decided to land facing into the morning sun, which is a rare occurrence in this area.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Milford, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: COOLPIX P900
Copyright: © Richard Bagdasarian