20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Fishing Lava Heron

An endemic Galapagos lava heron foraging between the mangroves and ambushing fish and crabs to pluck an evening snack out of the water.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger