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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Egret in Purslane

An egret looks intently for food in a field of purslane in the Galapagos Islands. Purslane takes the red color at certain times of year depending on the pH of the soil.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D5
Copyright: © Henry Huey