18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Chief Golden Eagle of the Chincoteague Ponies

While on a boat cruise, we found "Chief" and his band on the northern end of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. He stood with pride and majesty along the marshes he calls home.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Chincoteague, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Leslie Carpenter