18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Common Loon Gliding Across a Lake
This male common loon had been swimming and diving with its mate, when it suddenly began running and flapping across the surface of the lake. Instead of taking flight, it glided over the water's surface before coming to a stop.
|Camera:||Canon EOS 7D Mark II|
|Copyright:||© Loren Merrill|