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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gallinule Hunting in the Mangroves

I loved this primeval looking mangrove tree located in a major wildlife concentration area of the Everglades, so I kept an eye on it in the event a wading bird used it. This brilliantly colored Purple Gallinule was a perfect subject.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Everglades National Park, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © George Sanker