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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Black-crowned Night Heron on Branch Over Lake

I had just purchased a Nikon D7100 and a Nikon af-s 80-400mm lens. I wanted to test both out so I went to Wilde Lake in Columbia, Maryland. I got lucky as this Black-crowned Night Heron was on a branch and not obstructed by foliage.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Columbia, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Michael Oberman