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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Big Beef Creek: Great Blue Heron Launching

Great Blue Herons (and Bald Eagles) congregate during low tide to feast on Midshipman fish that come to the oyster beds to breed. So, I make a habit around the Memorial days of driving to Big Beef Creek to watch migrating bald eagles - this photo was shot in 2017.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Seabeck, Washington, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Simon Wise Willmore