18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Blue Herron

Everyday I visit our marina to await the birds fishing for breakfast. On this occasion I saw this fellow in the water waiting to strike at an unsuspecting fish. I adjust my settings accordingly, attached my 300mm zoom and pushed my shutter button like a mad man.

Photo Detail
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Keansburg, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: NIKON Z 50
Copyright: © William Jones