20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gone Fishing

Sometimes these birds will dive for fish and get their feathers water logged, making it difficult for them to take off from the water. This osprey took a big dive, made a big splash and came up with a nice sized fish.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
Copyright: © Michele Garrigan