15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Brace for Landing

I wanted to capture those last crucial moments as a Gannet transitioned from graceful aerialist to awkward landing. I included the other birds in the bottom of the image to provide context for what a Gannet has to deal with as it lands.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Perce', Canada
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Copyright: © Casey Tucker