14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ghost Terns

Terns are rarely still, even at night. This photo captures the ceaseless movement of the birds that live in the Monomoy tern colony, illuminated by the research team's headlamps.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Chatham, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: X-T1
Copyright: © Luke R